Dr. Dobalian completed his Master of Science and Bachelor of Science degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) prior to going to Vanderbilt Medical School. After graduation from Vanderbilt with his Medical Doctor degree, he entered and completed some postgraduate residency training in surgery at Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Hospital. He then elected to enter the field of Family Practice and fulfilled all the requirements and has practiced Family Medicine for over 30 years. He has continued to perform office surgical procedures over the years. He emphasizes preventative care focusing on blood pressure and cholesterol control, Diabetes, heart attack and stroke prevention, arthritis treatment, and treatment of addiction and pain control.
Dr. Dobalian is Board Certified in Family Practice and is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians. Prior to joining Beaches Family Medicine, he has worked as a Family Practice physician in Tennessee, New York City and California since 1984. He also furthered his education by obtaining a Juris Doctorate degree from Brooklyn Law School and has assisted patients and attorneys in medical legal issues. Dr. Dobalian has been a pilot since his high school days and enjoys flying airplanes and helicopters. He is an avid boater and scuba diver.
Board certification: American Board of Family Medicine
Hospital affiliation: Utilize Baptist Beaches And Mayo Clinic