About Us


Islamic Azad University of Medical Sciences

“Innovative Solutions for Health, Wellbeing and Human Sciences”

Medical sciences have a major role in the health and wellbeing of any given population with the word “medicine” is rooted in the history of mankind. Islamic Azad University of Medical Sciences with improbable track record of research and teaching in the World and one of the leading teaching institutes in Asia, offers wide range of training in health and medical sciences.

History of Medical, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Branches

Tehran Medical Sciences Branch of Islamic Azad University was founded in 1985 with four medical sciences disciplines: medicine, nursing and midwifery, and medical laboratory sciences. Currently the numbers of student are in excess of 23000 with 20000 graduates forming our alumni working as successful scientists, researchers and medical experts locally and indeed around the World.

 In 2017, the leading committee of Islamic Azad University decided on the amalgamation of medical, dentistry, and pharmaceutical branches, forming one of the biggest branches of medical and clinical sciences of Islamic Azad University. Following the merge, Dentistry, Pharmaceutical, and Medical Sciences are working and collaborating under the same umbrella, Islamic Azad University of Medical Sciences.

  1. School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  2. School of Medicine
  3. School of Dentistry
  4. School of Advanced Sciences and Technology
  5. School of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  6. School of Nursing and Midwifery
  7. School of Health and Medical Engineering and Psychology
  8. School of Paramedics


Islamic Azad University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospitals and Health Centers BooAli Teaching Hospital

BooAli hospital with 168 beds and 67 thousand square acres is regarded as the largest hospital in the East of Tehran. This hospital is one of the major centers in the capital dealing with wide range of treatments performed under the supervision of medical and surgical consultants. Offered services are

Accident and Emergency (24 hours access)

Laparoscopic surgeries,

General surgeries,






General Medicine


Neurosurgery, Neurosciences and Rehabilitation Sciences

Oncology, Hematology, Radiotherapy


Maternity, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Maxillofacial and Reconstruction Surgery


Amir Al-Momenin (PBUH) Teaching Hospital 

Amir Al-Momenin Hospital with 220 beds is one of the oldest hospitals of Islamic Azad University. This hospital was established in 1980 and is currently one of the most active hospitals in the South of Tehran with a land area of 5854 square meters and 7470 square meters of building, offering variety of specialties and sub-specialties such as infectious diseases, surgery, CCU, ICU, gynecology, and dialysis. It has over 40 specialists and subspecialists working to train students and provide health care to people.


Farhikhtegan Teaching Hospital

Farhikhtegan Hospital with 320 beds is the largest hospital of Islamic Azad University located in the north west of Tehran with 45 thousand square meters of land and encompasses 43 thousand square meters of building in 9 floors. The hospital is in accordance with the latest health ministry standards and has 134 square meters of physical space per each bed, is referred the state of the art building. Farhikhtegan hospital has been founded and designed with the aim of expanding medical specialty education, applying applied researches, and performing complementary health care in Islamic Azad University. The aim is to make this centre as one of the most reputable international referral centers for rare and genetic medical conditions.


Ghods Educational, Research, and Health Services Clinic

Ghods specialty clinic with 4129 square meters land, and 1077 square meter building, offering majority of day case medical services such as pediatrics, gynecology, general medicine, surgery, cardiovascular, otorhinolaryngology, ophthalmology, family planning, vaccination, mother and baby clinics, urology, and traditional medicine. The Ghods clinic is known for its outstanding health care services in this part of the capital serving wide ranges of medical services. This clinic is also considered as a reputable site for training medical, occupational health, nursing, and nutritional sciences students. This clinic is responsible for training approximately two thousand students per year.