Dr. Foroud earned his DVM degree from Karaj Azad University in Iran in 2010. As soon as he graduated, he started a PhD program in veterinary surgery and received his PhD degree from Shiraz University in 2015. After moving to the U.S., he did a research fellowship at Cornell University and then moved to Portland, Oregon with his family. Dr. Foroud earned his U.S. veterinary license through the ECFVG program and started working at Banfield in 2017. He enjoys playing tennis, traveling and working in the garden. His professional interests include surgery and preventive medicine.