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Shirin Moftakhar, MD

  • Internal Medicine
Average rating: 4.9
| 47 ratings
Santa Barbara Primary & Specialty Care | 111 East Victoria Street, Floor 2, Santa Barbara, CA 93101


Dr. Shirin Moftakhar is an UCLA Health Internal Medicine physician who currently practices in Goleta. She uses a patient centric approach to treat both acute and chronic illnesses. She has a special interest in preventative medicine and the role of lifestyle medicine in the overall health of her patients. 

She believes the doctor-patient relationship is one of central importance and can make a great difference in the trust and overall well-being of patients. 

Dr. Moftakhar completed her Internal Medicine residency at UC San Diego School of Medicine where she also earned her medical degree. She received her undergraduate degree at UC Irvine. 

She is a member of the American College of Physicians and the American Medical Association. She is fluent in Farsi.  In her free time she enjoys biking, hiking, traveling and spending time with family and friends





Internal Medicine, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, 2023


MD, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, 2020

Areas of Focus


Meet Shirin Moftakhar, MD


  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Centivo
  • Cigna
  • First Health
  • Health Net of California
  • Interplan (part of HealthSmart)
  • L.A. Care
  • MultiPlan
  • UFCM Health System
  • Prime Health Services
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • UnitedHealthcare

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