Naveed Mayer Natanzi was born and raised in Los Angeles. He received his BA in Biological Sciences at the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2007. In the ensuing year, Dr. Natanzi pursued another passion, teaching. He served as a teaching assistant at UCSB and served as a private tutor for Kaplan Test Prep. In 2012, he obtained his medical degree from Western University-College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific.
He completed his internship at Downey Regional Medical Center in 2012, followed by residency at the University of California, Irvine in the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department from 2013-2016 where he served as Chief Resident in his senior year.