Senior Management

Dr. Nader Moaven is a board certified internal medicine and infectious diseases specialist. He received his medical degree from St. George’s University, School of Medicine in 1989. He completed his Internal Medicine residency and Infectious Diseases fellowship at St. Michael’s Medical Center, affiliated with Seton Hall University- School of Graduate Medical education, in 1994.

Dr. Moaven founded Empire Medical Associates in 2003 based on the concept that “Compassionate and Comprehensive Care” may be delivered in a setting of a multi-speciality group under one roof and yet with the feel of a solo practice that people are familiar with.

Empire Medical Associates joined Riverside Medical Group (part of OptumCare) on November 1, 2019.

Azita Ghazanfarian (Pharm D.) joined the Empire Medical Management team in 2015. She is an experienced Marketing and Business Development professional with a demonstrated history of leadership & management in multinational pharmaceutical companies and physician medical practices. She has had an influential role in the infrastructure of Empire Medical during its rapid growth.