Dr. Gholamreza Mohammadzadeh was born in Tehran, Iran. He moved to the United States at age 15 and finished high school in Grand Rapids, Michigan. From there he enrolled at the University of Michigan for his undergraduate education followed by medical school at Rush Medical College in Chicago. He then completed his specialty training at the University of Michigan Hospitals in Ann Arbor, Emory University Hospitals in Atlanta and UCSD Medical Center in San Diego.
Since 1995, Dr. Mohammadzadeh has been in practice of cardiovascular and thoracic surgery in southern California. During that time he has performed over 3000 open-heart surgeries and numerous other lung and vascular operations. He is currently the medical director of the Adult Gift of Life program, whereby two underprivileged patients from third world countries are brought to Los Angeles for free life saving open-heart surgeries annually.
He has been a member of the board of ISCC since 2009.