DeKalb Medical Foundation Physician Spotlight

GhaffariA serendipitous speaking engagement led to a career change that Sam Ghaffari, D.O., is grateful for every day. After presenting a lecture to DeKalb Medical physical therapists, he was asked to interview for a new role as Medical Director of the Inpatient Rehab Center. More than four years later, the Rehab Center is thriving under Dr. Ghaffari’s leadership, and he has found a collaborative, warm environment in which to practice medicine. He recently became a member of the Founders’ Circle with a $10,000 gift earmarked for his unit. “I’ve grown so much personally, and I’ve seen this department’s vision explode. I’m so fortunate to be able to give back. It’s the least I could do.”