Paria Pourmalek, MD

Internal Medicine

Why did you become a doctor?

I come from a family of doctors, and medicine has always been a calling. I enjoy the opportunity to care for patients in their vulnerable times.

What do you enjoy or find most fulfilling about caring for patients?

Seeing improvement in their chronic illnesses

Do you have hobbies or a way you like to spend your time away from work?

Hiking, biking, crafts, playing piano

Do you have a favorite book, movie or TV show?

Irvin Talon’s books: Lying on the couch, when Nietzsche wept, the Schopenhauer cure