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Health Science Campus
Emergency Medicine Residency
3600 Arlington Ave., Mailstop 1088
Toledo, Ohio 43614-5807
Mehrdad Soleimani was Born in Tehran, Iran, and moved to Austin, Texas, as a teenager. He started working in hospitals at the age of 16. He worked his way up the ladder, started working as a patient transporter, unit clerk, nurses aid, and anesthesia tech. He received his BS in nursing from university of Texas at Austin, "Hook'm horns" followed by a year of critical care nursing training at Scott and White hospital in Temple, Texas.
After 4 years of practicing as a critical care nurse in the ICU and ED, he enrolled in Ross university school of medicine and graduated in 2007.
Upon graduation, he completed 2 years of general surgery residency in New Jersey followed by 2 years of cardiothoracic research at UCSF, at which time he realized that his true passion lies in emergency medicine and decided to switch to ER. "the best decision I have ever made!!!!"
His greatest passion besides medicine is sports: Soccer, Texas sports especially football "I bleed orange!!!," and snow boarding.
His other interests are traveling, good food, meeting people from different backgrounds and learning about new cultures.