Dr. Suzanne Barakat

Suzanne was born and raised in North Carolina, and attended UNC Chapel Hill for undergrad and medical school. She completed her residency training in the Department of Family & Community Medicine at UCSF San Francisco General Hospital. She is a practicing physician in Oakland, CA, and is passionate about women’s health, mental health, global health, and social justice. 

A doting older sister to Deah, Suzanne became a prominent public voice against the rising tide of Islamophobia in the aftermath of February 2015.