Dr. Kaveh Alizadeh

Incredible Medical Stories

Get inspired by incredible medical stories! Six-year-old Marzia nearly lost her life when Taliban militants shot her in the face. See her remarkable recovery story. Then, meet Bella, the dog that detected her owner’s breast cancer and saved her life!

Marzia's New Face

Marzia, also known as Fatima, was only 6 years old when the Taliban attacked her family’s car in Afghanistan, killing her father and brother and leaving her with a disfiguring gunshot wound to the face. See how she's recovered from surgery performed by...

Girl Shot by Taliban

Marzia, also known as Fatima, was only 6 years old when the Taliban attacked her family’s car in Afghanistan, killing her father and brother and leaving her with a disfiguring gunshot wound to the face. See how reconstructive surgeon Dr. Kaveh Alizadeh...

Marzia's Facial Surgery Explained

Reconstructive surgeon Dr. Kaveh Alizadeh explains the procedure he performed to remove problematic scar tissue and create a stable airway for young Marzia, a girl who was shot in the face during a Taliban attack in Afghanistan.