Perfusionist, Cardiovascular Perfusion Program
Education & Training
- Certification in Cardiovascular Perfusion
- Texas Heart Institute School of Perfusion Technology, 1995
- Bachelor's Degree
- Respiratory Therapy, Texas Southern University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, 1991
Amir was born in Iran and grew up here in Texas. He graduated from Texas Southern University School of Respiratory Therapy and started in the medical field as a respiratory therapist at St Luke’s Hospital in Houston in 1988. It was there where he found interest in Perfusion Technology.
He graduated from Texas Heart Institute School of Perfusion in 1995 and has been practicing in the field ever since. Amir has worked at Texas Heart Institute and Methodist Hospital. He joined the UTHealth Center for Advanced Heart Failure Perfusion Department in May of 2017.
Amir’s hobbies are running, racquetball, and swimming .