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Reza Alavi, M.B.A., M.D., M.H.S.

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Instructor of Medicine


Languages: English, Farsi, Persian

Expertise: Epidemiology, Nutrition, Obesity, Weight Loss


Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

601 N. Caroline St.
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Johns Hopkins Community Physicians - Howard County General Hospital
Appointment Phone: 410-740-7890

5755 Cedar Lane
Columbia, MD 21044 map


Dr. Reza Alavi is an instructor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His areas of clinical expertise include epidemiology, nutrition, obesity and weight loss. He is also a primary care provider at University Health Services.

He received his M.D. and M.B.A. from Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University. He completed his residency at Mount Auburn Hospital and performed a fellowship in internal medicine at Johns Hopkins. more


  • Instructor of Medicine

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Centers & Institutes



  • MD MBA, Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University (2005)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (2010)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Fakhouri TH, Jahren AH, Appel LJ, Chen L, Alavi R, Anderson CA. "Serum carbon isotope values change in adults in response to changes in sugar-sweetened beverage intake." J Nutr. 2014 Jun;144(6):902-5. doi: 10.3945/jn.113.186213. Epub 2014 Apr 9

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