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Zana Shirwan, MD

Accepting New Patients Telehealth Offered
  • UCR Health Multispecialty Center
    3390 University Avenue, Suite 100
    Riverside, CA 92501


Arabic, English, Kurdish
Patient Philosophy
I see my patients as a member of my family. My comprehensive and team-based approach provides my patients the physical, emotional, and social support they need and deserve.
Personal Highlights
  • What do you enjoy doing in your spare time? I like to spend time with my wife and son. I love to read nonfiction novels, watch historical moves, and documentaries. I also enjoy playing volleyball and playing chess.


Training / Memberships
  • American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
  • California Academy of Family Physician (CAFP)
  • Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM)
Honors / Awards
  • First Position Award for Case Study Poster. The 18th Annual Premier Family Medicine Resident Research Competition; Loma Linda University
  • Resident of the Year Award- UCR Family Medicine Residency; Second Year
  • Street Medicine Program Humanitarian Award presented to UCR Family Medicine participating faculty by Rancho Mirage Chamber of Commerce.
  • 3rd Position Award for Case Study Poster. The 16th Annual Premier Family Resident Research Competition; Loma Linda University
  • Resident of the Year Award: UCR Family Medicine Residency; Intern Year
  • PRIMEHeq scholarship in Medical School. Dual MD and master’s degrees
  • Chancellor Scholarship for Undergraduate Research
  • Howell Foundation Scholarship for Undergraduate Research
  • Amylin Pharmaceutical, INC, Summer Research Scholarship
Accepted Insurances
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • Health Net
  • IEHP
  • Medi-Cal
  • Medi-Care
We accept most major PPOs and HMOs. If you have questions about your insurance provider, our team will be happy to help.


Medical School
  • University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine – San Diego, CA
  • Palm Springs, CA – UCR Family Medicine Residency
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