Dr. Shafipour was born in Rafsanjan, Iran and graduated from Alborz High school in Tehran. He finished his Medical School Education and received his specialty in Radiology from Pahlavi University, Shiraz and sub-specialty in Medical Ultra Sound from Wadsworth Med Center, Los Angeles.
After returning to Iran he became a faculty member in Kerman University and later at the National University of Iran. He began a private practice and was a major share-holder and head of Radiology Department and a member of Board of Directors at Pars General Hospital for 16 yrs. He was elected as Executive Manager of this hospital for one term. In the meantime, he established his private Imaging Clinic in Zafaranieh, which is still in working order today. After immigrating to the US, he started a new experience growing pistachios in Central Valley of California in the year 2000 and established his Farm Consulting firm.
Dr. Shafipour and his family have a long history of charitable activities such as establishing and building an Eye Clinic, a Nursing College for girls, a Specialty Medical Clinic, two High schools for exceptionally talented students all in their city of Rafsanjan.