Mahmood received his medical degree from the University of Southern California and completed his residency training at UCLA where he served as the Chief Resident. He has had two subspecialty fellowship trainings at Stanford University and UCLA. He has been on the academic faculties of UCLA and Stanford University Medical Schools and is now the Director of Department of Clnical Trials at St Joseph Heart & Vascular Center.
To date, he has authored or co-authored over 300 scientific publications, abstracts, and book chapters and has been the recipient of many honors and awards from multiple professional medical societies. He has been the recipient of several industry, institutional and federal grants and has given over 450 invited lectures in National & International scientific meetings.
Dr. Razavi has served as the Editor and on the Editorial Boards of several scientific journals. His scientific work has been featured in over 100 national & international radio, television, and press news articles and programs.
Dr. Razavi is the co-founder of four medical device companies with a total exit valuation of over $600M including Trivascular and Neuravi and has served on the Board of Directors and the Scientific and Strategic Advisory Boards of over 40 device and biotechnology companies.