Born 1952 ( 1331) Tehran
Entered school in Abadan , left ( 1963) 1342
High school in England , King's School Ely til 1970
Entered Liverpool Medical School : 1971 - 1976 , MB.CH.B.
House jobs and Internship in Medicine 1976-1980
Diploma in Tropical Medicine 1981.
National service in Kurdistan 1981-83 ( 1360 - 1362). I was sent to
Baneh, Saqqez, and later many other parts during the Iran and Iraq war.
Had a very tough time , never saw an official or high ranking Iranian
Doctor/surgeon where it mattered.
Reasearch and Hospital Practitioner in Infectious diseases at Buali
Sina Hospital ( 1983-87)1362- 1366 . Papers on Malaria , Shigella etc.
Retrained in Uk in General Practice 1987-1991
Passed Membership of Royal College of General Practitioners 1991.
Past 13 years Medical practitioner in South East London and Emergency
Doctor in Lewisham Hospital.
Other interests : Dermatology in Primary care.
Diploma in Clinical Dermatology starting in May 2003 at London
University, Queen Mary college. To become GP with special interest.
Poetry: I have translated many poems of Pablo Neruda (Noble prize)
winner from Spanish/English to Farsi , Including 'Spain in the
heart'completely, 'Canto General' , ' Twenty poems of Love and one poem of dispear' , and
at www.gozargah.com you can read some of my translations and poems.
I am writting a volume of poems at the moment called ' Az Bagh Tazeh '
Iranian poets who have inspired me are most of all Golchin Gilani,
Siavoush Kasraii, and Zohari.
Family : Married 20 years, 3 children aged 19 , 17 , and 4!
Eldest son doing Medicine at Southampton University Medical School.