Dr. Now is an Iranian-American vascular and bariatric surgeon who is best known for his work in the reality series My 600-lb Life and Body Shock. He is also famous for helping morbidly obese patients to lose weight.
Dr. Now's Personal Life; Is he Dating Someone? Know about his Wife, Child
Dr. Now is possibly single as of now. The famous surgeon is out of any dating relationships and is believed not to be dating any girlfriend. Moreover, he is focused on his career and looks like he enjoys his single life.
Dr. Now was previously married to his long-term girlfriend Delores Nowzaradan. The duo dated for several years and finally decided to share the wedding vows in 1975. In fact, the love birds stayed together for 27 years long marital relationship.
Besides, that much love between the duo, things started getting complicated and they faced many highs and lows in their relationship and at the end, they decided to part ways. Further, their divorce legally finalized in 2002.
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The pair shared three children; a son Jonathan Nowzaradan born on 6th February 1978 and two daughters Jennifer Nowzaradan and Jessica Nowzaradan. Additionally, the surgeon is happily living with his kids.
Dr. Now Controversies:
In 2012, Nowzardan was sued for medical malpractice by a patient for allegedly leaving steel tubing inside the patient during the operation. Following that, the patient filed a joint lawsuit in 2015 and the Dr. Now faced the court. More to that, the case was dismissed the same year when Dr. Now's Huston Obesity Surgery and Best Care Clinic, Inc agreed to give $200,000 and $1 million to the patient.
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The 74-year-old surgeon again faced controversy when one of his p[atient died while undergoing his treatment. The patient's wife filed a lawsuit against the doctor and the University General Hospital on 21 November 2010. She said,
"[Defendants] failed to advise[the plaintiffs] of the full extent and significance of his condition and the need for the immediate testing to rule out various diagnoses, or if those diagnoses proved correct, to implement immediate follow-up treatment."
Dr. Now denied all the allegations an asked the plaintiff to provide evidence. Moreover, the case was later closed as there was no proper evidence of the doctor's fault.
How much is a Net Worth of Dr. Now? Know about his Earnings, Salary
Dr. Now holds a net worth of $6 million. He gathered that wealth by working as a surgeon. In addition, the average salary of a vascular surgeon is $333,763-$461,013 per year. Similarly, the average salary of a bariatric surgeon is $433,510 annually.
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Nowzaradan is currently working with the Huston Obesity Surgery in Huston, Texas, and practices at several local hospitals. Besides, being a weight loss surgeon, he also performs laparoscopic appendectomies and cholecystectomies, techniques.
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The bariatric surgeon is also an author of several scholarly publications on obesity and laparoscopy. Moreover, he published a book in 2015 named Last Chance to Live which has the paperback price of $46.99. Additionally, in the May 22 of 2019, he shared a post on Instagram mentioning that his new book 'essential solutions for the treatment of obesity' will be published within a few weeks.
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As for the surgeon's media career, he appears in the reality television series on the TLC network named My 600-lb Life!. What's more, he performed in the 96 episodes of the series which is being premiered from the year 2012. The series is run by the surgeon's son Jonathan as a director and producer. Besides, he also appears on the episodes of the show Half-Ton Teen.
Quick facts of Dr. Now
- Dr. Now was born on 11 October 1944 in Tehran, the Imperial State of Iran as Younan Nowzaradan under the birth sign of Libra.
- He holds Iranian nationality.
- He graduated from the University of Tehran with a Doctor of Medicine degree in 1970.
- Later, he participated in the Medical Orientation Program at Saint Louis University in 1971. And completed a Rotating Surgical Internship at St. Johns Hospital in Detroit, Michigan.
- Younan is a fellow student of the American College of Surgery and also maintains professional bondings with the American Medical Association, the American Society for Bariatric Surgery, and the Texas Medical Association.
- He is an active person on Instagram where he has garnered over 63k+ followers as of now.
- Nowzaradan stands at a decent height with a pair of brown eyes and black hair.
Take a look at the interview of Dr. Now talking about his series named My 600lb Life!
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