Dr. Camran Nezhat, Author at Curetalks

Dr. Camran Nezhat | CureTalks

Camran Nezhat, M.D. has been called the father of modern-day surgery for inventing and pioneering the field of video-assisted endoscopy. His developments have revolutionized surgery, and he has been the first to perform many of the most advanced laparoscopic surgical procedures. Early on he advocated and proved that the majority of the open procedures of the time could be performed via minimally invasive techniques. Following the pioneering work in video-assisted endoscopy, Camran Nezhat and his collaborators have been credited with performing several procedures for the first time in surgical history. He has more than 30 patents for his various inventions and developments, and in the 1990s he collaborated with robotic pioneers Ajit Shah and Phil Green on development of the daVinci Robot and has innovated many of its applications. He is author of eight textbooks and several hundred peer reviewed articles and book chapters. He has trained many physicians who have become pillars of their communities. In 2014, Camran Nezhat in collaboration with Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, started the first “Endometriosis Specialist” Subspecialty in Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery Fellowship, embracing a multidisciplinary approach. He is the Founder of Worldwide Endometriosis March (EndoMarch), a global grassroots movement with the mission of raising awareness about endometriosis and finding noninvasive diagnostic testing, and ultimately, prevention and treatment www.endomarch.org. More than sixty countries are involved in this movement. He is the recipient of numerous awards from some of the most prestigious societies like the American College of Surgeons, the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, and the Society Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, among others. His most recent award is “Distinguished Surgeon Award” from Society of Reproductive Surgeons of ASRM in 2015. He has been involved in research, teaching, innovating and philanthropic activities while in private practice throughout his professional life. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. Visit www.camrannezhatinstitute.com or contact Camran Nezhat, M.D. at camran@camrannezhatinstitute.com

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