Azita Hamedani, MD, MPH, MBA

  • Emergency Medicine


As a physician specially trained in emergency medicine, Azita Hamedani, MD, leads a team of expert health care clinicians who treat people with illnesses or injuries that could be life-threatening or pose an immediate risk to their health and well-being. Injury or illness can be caused by disease, infection, stroke, heart attack, or bodily trauma, and may include symptoms such as fevers, vomiting, bleeding, shortness of breath, dizziness, weakness and pain. She speaks with patients, obtains lab tests and imaging, such as X-rays to diagnose the injury or illness and provides necessary treatment.

Whether it is a life-threatening event, such as a heart attack, or a condition needing rapid treatment, such as pneumonia, Dr. Hamadani attentively and compassionately listens to all patients to understand their health care needs and provide the most advanced medical care available.

Dr. Hamedani is the Founding Chair of the BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. and served as its inaugural Chair until 2022. Her current interests include patient flow, quality management, physician-hospital integration and health care finance reform.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation

Education & credentials

Board certifications
  • Emergency Medicine
Medical School
  • Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA