Dr. Moattari received his MD with honor from Shiraz University school of Medicine. He did his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Western Reserve Health System affiliated with North Eastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine. He was the recipient of the “Resident of the year “award from his peers during his medical residency. He completed three years of fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at University of Michigan Medical Center. Dr. Moattari is board certified in internal medicine and endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism. In 1988 he established his endocrine practice along with his academic activities in Akron, Ohio.

During his 20 years of practice, he developed experience with wide varieties of endocrine and metabolic disorders. He is certified in thyroid ultrasound and ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration and radioactive treatment of benign and malignant thyroid disorders. Before he left Ohio Dr. Moattari was professor of Medicine and head of endocrinology division at north Eastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine and Pharmacy and chief of endocrine division at Akron General Medical Center.

Dr Moattari is fellow of American College of Physician and American College of Endocrinology and member of Endocrine Society and American Association of Clinical Endocrinologist and American Diabetes Association. He is recipient of multiple awards, including:

  • Teacher of the year award and Excellence in teaching award “ from Akron General Medical Center. “
  • Preceptor ship Award “ of the American College of Physician and “ Certificate of Appreciation
  • Outstanding Volunteer Faculty Award” from North Eastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine and Pharmacy in 2007.

Dr Moattari has written over 20 scientific articles and text book chapters and presented 25 abstracts at local and national scientific meetings. He is currently Clinical Professor at UC Irvine Medical Center and on staff at Hoag Hospital.