MD from Iran University of Medical Sciences. Completed Neurology Residency at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey followed by peripheral neuropathy and Clinical Neurophysiology (EMG) fellowships at Columbia University Medical Center. He has more than 30 peer reviewed abstract and 6 peer reviewed papers. His areas of interest are neuromuscular diseases, peripheral neuropathy and autonomic neuropathy. He performs skin biopsy in his practice for confirmation of the diagnosis of small fiber neuropathy and samples will be sent to Dr. Oaklander's neuropathology lab at MGH for analysis.