Refugee, Dishwasher, Heart Doctor
My story of pursuing the American Dream and recreating it for everyone.
My journey started from washing dishes as a Syrian Kurdish refugee in 2001 to treating heart disease as an American cardiologist today. The American people invested in the success of my family and America gave us a home and the foundation to pursue our American Dream. Now, I am recreating that dream for others.
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Areas of Expertise:
Cardiovascular disease and prevention
Increasing diversity in medicine
Advocating for refugees and underserved communities in America
I am currently working on memoir of my journey as a Syrian Kurd fleeing my home to living in refugee camps in Germany then arriving to USA as a Muslim refugee two weeks after the 9/11 tragedy.
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Here is an insight about my story.