Ali Nobakht

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Ali Nobakht
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Head of Parliament of Iran's Commission on Healthcare
Assumed office
19 June 2016
Preceded by Hossein Ali Shahriari
Member of the Parliament of Iran
Assumed office
28 May 2016
Constituency Tehran, Rey, Shemiranat and Eslamshahr
Majority 1,173,036 (36.12%)
Personal details
Born Ali Nobakhth Haghighi
(1948-05-19) May 19, 1948 (age 69)
Rasht, Iran
Political party Moderation and Development Party
Spouse(s) Maryam Pourseyed Fattohallah (deceased)[1]
Relatives Mohammad Bagher Nobakht (brother)
Alma mater Shahid Beheshti University

Ali Nobakht Haghighi (Persian: علی نوبخت حقیقی‎) (born 19 May 1948 in Rasht) is an Iranian professor of Internal Medicine specialised in Nephrology. He is a permanent member of Iranian Academy of Medical Sciences. Nobakht was former Treatment Deputy, Finance and Administration, and Student Affair of Islamic Republic of Iran's Ministry of Health and Medical Education (1986–1993). He was also the Chairman of High Disciplinary Board and Vice President of Medical Council of Iran (1991–1996).[2]

Nobakht served as the Secretary of Iranian Academy of Medical Sciences and the division chief of Renal Diseases of Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences. Nobakht is the director of Hemodialysis Unit of MEHR Hospital in Tehran. He is also the secretary of the Iranian Society of Organ Transplantation and the Iranian Medical Association.


Studied Medical Education and graduated at Isfahan Medical University 1978; Residency of Internal Medicine at Firoozgar General Hospital 1982; Nephrology Fellowship at Iranian Council for Graduate Medical Education 1989.


Nobakht is a member of Iranian Society of Nephrology, American Society of Nephrology (ASN), International Society of Nephrology (ISN) and Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation (MESOT).


Nobakht is the author of several scientific papers published in peer reviewed journals[3][4]


  1. ^ دکتر علی نوبخت عزادار شد
  2. ^ Biography from Iranian Academy of Medical Sciences official website
  3. ^ Haghighi AN, Broumand B, D'Amico M, Locatelli F, Ritz E (January 2002). "The epidemiology of end-stage renal disease in Iran in an international perspective". Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation. 17 (1): 28–32. doi:10.1093/ndt/17.1.28. PMID 11773458. 
  4. ^ Haghighi AN, Ghahramani N (December 2006). "Living unrelated kidney donor transplantation in Iran". Nature Clinical Practice Nephrology. 2 (12): E1. doi:10.1038/ncpneph0364. PMID 17124516.