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About Bahar Bastani

Dr. Bahar Bastani Bio
Dr. Bahar Bastani was born in Abadan, Iran. He earned his M.D. in 1977 and specialty in internal medicine in 1980 from Shiraz University of Medical Sciences (formerly known as Pahlavi University). He was Head of the Health Department in Jahrom City for two years and Chief of Medicine at Mohammadi Hospital in Bandar Abbas for one year.
In 1984, Dr. Bastani immigrated to the United States. He completed two years of Fellowship in Nephrology at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, two years of Senior Residency and Chief Residency in Internal Medicine at University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, and three years of Research Fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine in Saint Louis, Missouri.
In 1991, Dr. Bastani joined the faculty of Saint Louis University. Since 1999, he has been Co-director, Renal Stone Clinic at Saint Louis University School of Medicine. In 2000 he added Professor of Medicine – Nephrology at Saint Louis University to his credentials. At this time, he became a Nephrology consultant to the Department of OB/GYN at Saint Mary’s Hospital and Medical Director of Renal Transplantation at Saint Louis University Health Sciences Center.
He has published 220 medical manuscripts and book chapters. His book, “99 Pearls of Wisdom”, was published in March of 2010.
He was awarded the Osler Award, Best Teacher at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, in 1995, 1998 and 2009. He has been nominated among “the best doctors in America” each year since 2003.


Present Professor of Medicine, St Louis University

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Honors and Awards

  • Best Doctors in America, every year since 2003
  • Osler Award, best teacher in Department of Medicine in 1995, 1998, 2009

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