Dr. Kambin is a world-renown surgeon whose work has innovated orthopaedic surgery. His innovations to the field of spinal surgery are well-known and respected in medical circles. He is well-known in medical circles for having coined the phrase "Minimally Invasive Surgery" in his textbook Arthroscopic Microdisectomy: Minimal Intervention in Spinal Surgery (Urban & Schwarzenberg; 1991). He has also written and contributed to a number of other medical textbooks.
His contributions to the professional literature on orthopaedic medicine are based on over fifty years of medical research, teaching, and practice. He currently holds the position of Professor of Surgery at Drexel University School of Medicine and is a past Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He has also lectured and taught surgical techniques in the United States and major cities throughout the world.
Dr. Kambin holds a number of U.S. patents for inventions that have revolutionized orthopaedic surgery.
Dr. Kambin's contributions to the field of arthroscopic and endoscopic spinal surgery, the identification of the Kambin Triangular Working Zone, and endoscopic visual tissue differentiation has earned him several Lifetime Achievement Awards by his Colleagues.
Dr. Kambin was born in Iran and immigrated to the United States when he was twenty-five years old. Being impressed with the rich history of the Persian culture and its contributions to a democratic form of government, medicine, astronomy, and science has led him to publish a number of literary books that have been well-received by the general public.