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A Local Doctor Overcomes The Odds and Shares Her Story to Inspire Her Patients to Succeed


Living by faith in service is something that North Scottsdale resident Dr. Baharak Tabarsi, a family medicine physician at Valleywise Health, is very familiar with. At 10-years-old, Dr. Tabarsi and her family were forced out of Iran because of religious persecution toward their Baha’i faith. After a tumultuous departure aided by the United Nations and stops in two refugee camps along the way, she and her family eventually gained asylum in the United States eight months after their reluctant journey began.

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