Dr. Vafai is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Oncology. Dr. Vafai is a graduate of the Tehran Medical School and completed his Hematology/Oncology training at USC and stem cell transplant fellowship at UCSD. He is the author of several publications and book chapters in addition to being Sub-investigator or Principal Investigator for 120 oncologic treatment protocols and new drug investigations. He is an active participant on the Eisenhower Medical Center Tumor Board, and runs the Hematology/Oncology Journal Club on campus. He loves teaching and is passionate about the advances in oncology that have extended quality months of life in patients living with malignancies.