The life story of Dr. Gharib was developed into a popular Iranian television series, ‘Gharib’s World’, shown first in 2007, and twice more due to popular demand.
iFilm English is currently airing ‘Gharib’s World’ every night at 23:00 GMT.
Throughout his life, Dr. Gharib was recognized across the globe for his many achievements.
In 1954, the French government bestowed upon him the Knight of the Légion d'Honneur, the highest French distinction for military and civil accomplishments.
In 1960, the Iranian government presented him the Farhang Award for his teaching service.
The American magazine Medical Digest featured Dr. Gharib in a 1965 series of articles on prominent physicians worldwide.
For his lifetime of service, he was honored on a stamp, issued by Iran, in 1991.
Dr. Gharib is remembered as a beloved mentor to his students and a dedicated physician to his patients. He was admired and revered by so many.
Gharib passed away in 1353 after years of struggling with bladder cancer.