Also known as "Dr. Now" who is known as a general and vascular surgeon. He appeared on the reality television series My 600-lb Life. Based in houston, he specializes in gastric bypass surgery.
He graduated from the University of Tehran in Iran in 1970. He began by focusing on eating habits and has expanded to surgery where he is known for not rejecting high-risk clients.
He has a medical membership to a variety of organizations including the American College of Surgery, the American Medical Association, and the Texas Medical Association in Harris County.
He married Delores Nowzaradan in 1975. They had three children together. His son Jonathan is the producer of My 600-lb Life.
His patients have been featured on a variety of shows including Oprah Winfrey's television show.