Ali Tabatabai has been a CRNA since 2003. He received his BSN from Loyola University Chicago in 1999 and his MSN from Rush University in 2003. Prior to this, he graduated from Emory University in 1995 with a Master's Degree in Anesthesiology and worked as an Anesthesiologist’s Assistant. Ali received the AANA Foundation Scholarship from the Illinois Association of Nurse Anesthetists in 2002.
He has been a part-time didactic instructor for the Rosalind Franklin University Nurse Anesthesia since 2008, and areas of teaching include chemistry/physics and pharmacology. He has also worked as a clinical preceptor for students from the NorthShore University Health System School of Nurse Anesthesia.