Dr. Roham Zamanian

Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension is a serious condition that damages pulmonary blood vessels. With proper treatment only 60% of PAH patients survive beyond 5 years of diagnosis. Dr. Zamanian treats people with PAH at Stanford’s Vera Moulton Wall Center for Pulmonary Vascular Disease.

I found this tree while scouting for backgrounds. I immediately thought of the inner structure of the lung – bronchi and bronchioles. That reference may or may not register in the viewer. For me its important to have that visual hook, a departure point, before photographing someone.

Read the Stanford Medicine story here.