Younan Nowzaradan

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Younan Nowzaradan
Born 1944/1945 (age 73–74)
Alma mater University of Tehran
Occupation Surgeon
Known for Appearances on My 600-lb Life

Younan Nowzaradan (born 1944/1945[1]), also known as Dr. Now, is an Iranian American general and vascular surgeon, known for appearing on the TLC reality television series My 600-lb Life (2012–present).[2][3] He has also appeared on Half Ton Teen and World’s Heaviest Man Part II.[2]

Nowzaradan was born in Iran.[4] In 1970, he graduated from the University of Tehran with a Doctor of Medicine.[5]


  1. ^ King, Brittany (May 30, 2017). "My 600-Lb. Life Dr. Nowzaradan on Why It's Difficult for Patients to Keep the Weight Off". People. Retrieved August 30, 2018. 
  2. ^ a b "Dr. Now". TLC. Retrieved August 30, 2018. 
  3. ^ Levitt, Alice (October 2, 2017). "Dr. Younan Nowzaradan of My 600-lb Life, a Weight-Loss Doctor Who's No Quack". Houstonia. Retrieved August 30, 2018. 
  4. ^ Lear, Samantha (May 15, 2018). "Meet Dr. Nowzaradan, the Man Behind All of the 'My 600-Lb Life' Success Stories". In Touch Weekly. Retrieved August 30, 2018. 
  5. ^ "Meet Doctor Nowzaradan". Houston Obesity Surgery. Retrieved August 30, 2018.