Dr Nobakht obtained her medical degree at Shahid Beheshti University in Tehran. She completed three years of renal disease research fellowship at the University of Colorado Health Science Center in Denver. She had residency training at the University of Southern California and the Los Angeles County Health System. She did nephrology fellowship at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and trained at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.
Dr. Nobakht joins the faculty in internal medicine and nephrology at UCLA and will have a clinical practice in inpatient and outpatient internal medicine and nephrology. Her inpatient practice will be based at Little Company of Mary Hospital in Torrance. She is a member of the American Society of Nephrology for a decade and has several publications and has participated in a wealth of research including hypertension, renal transplantation and polycystic kidney disease.