Dr. Bayat, attended the Tufts University School of medicine where she received her doctorate, Master of Public Health, and Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience. She completed her obstetrics and gynecology residency at Bridgeport Hospital/Yale New Haven Health and a fellowship in Family Planning at the University of Mexico where she obtained special training in reproductive health care and complex contraception. Dr. Bayat is a recipient of many awards, including the John C.Q Whetham MFM and Excellence in Fetal Ultrasound Award, Family Planning, and Reproductive Health Advocacy Award. She is fluent in Farsi.