Dr. Alavi is an assistant professor of dermatology in department of Medicine at the University of Toronto.  She is currently the director the wound healing fellowship at Women’s College Hospital. Dr. Alavi completed a fellowship in wound healing and her residency in dermatology at the University of Toronto. She also completed a Master’s of Science in Community Health at University of Toronto.

Her research interests include wound healing and medical dermatology.
She is the president of Canadian Hidradenitis Suppurativa Foundation (CHSF) and the regional director of Ontario in Canadian Dermatology Association (CDA).  She serves on the board of directors for the CDA and Canadian Association of Wound Care.