- Fellowship, Bayfront Health Sports Medicine
- Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, Iran University of Medical Science
- Residency, Internal Medicine, Capital Health Regional Medical Center
- Medical Degree, Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences
Dr. Alavi is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and earned a Sports Medicine Certificate of Added Qualification in primary care sports medicine. After completing his medical degree in Iran, he practiced for ten years as a board certified orthopedic surgeon. Dr. Alavi moved to New Jersey to continue a residency in internal medicine before getting his sports medicine fellowship in St. Petersburg, Florida. His primary interests include non-operative and ultrasound guided procedures.
Dr. Alavi has presented at many orthopedic conferences regarding sports medicine research and findings to other physicians. He has also given lectures to patients and primary care physicians about sports medicine pain and their proper examinations and techniques.
Dr. Alavi is a member of numerous organizations including the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Medical Society of Sports Medicine. He has also been the team physician for multiple schools in Tampa and St. Petersburg including Keswick High School, Northside Christian High School, Eckerd College and University of South Florida.
Dr. Alavi prides himself on being able to put the needs of his patients first. He believes that there is nothing more pleasurable than helping people reach their health and happiness. Dr. Alavi treats each patient with the same care and compassion that he would his family and friends.
In his spare time, Dr. Alavi enjoys playing sports like basketball, soccer and riding bikes. He also rides motorcycles, skis and practices jujitsu.