About Mohammad H. Motekallem, MD, FACC
Dr. Mohammad H. Motekallem earned his medical degree from the University of Tehran, School of Medicine. Following a two-year service as a Second Lieutenant in the Iranian Air Force, he came to the U.S. and completed an internship at St. Anne's Hospital in Chicago.
Dr. Motekallen went on to complete a residency in internal medicine at Lemuel Shattuck- Faulkner Hospitals in Boston and a three-year fellowship in cardiology at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. He completed a major portion of his cardiology training with Dr. Mason Sones, the first doctor in the world to perform coronary angiography. He was first in his class of 1968 with 350 students.
Dr. Motekallem was CEO of one of the largest cardiac hospitals in the world with 450 beds devoted to heart disease (Shahid Rajaii Heart Hospital in Tehran, Iran) from 1982 - 1990. In 1991, he established a private practice in the greater Dayton area, which continues today at Dayton Heart Center.
Dr. Motekallem is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiology and is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He also serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Boonshoft School of Medicine at Wright State University.