Camran Nezhat, MD, FACS, FACOG
Camran Nezhat, MD, FACS, FACOG, is the internationally renowned laparoscopic surgeon, scientist, and innovator at Stanford University Medical Center, in Palo Alto, California. Doctor Camran Nezhat is the inventor and pioneer of Minimally Invasive Surgery. Recruited by Linda Meier and Ken Bloom, Stanford's former Chair of the Board and CEO, respectively, Dr. Nezhat has been practicing medicine and surgery at Stanford since 1993, earning the rare distinction of being appointed two professorships, as Adjunct Clinical Professor of Surgery and Adjunct Clinical Professor of OB/GYN. Over the years, Dr. Nezhat's peers at Stanford have elected him to serve in many roles, including as Deputy Chief of the Department of OB/GYN for both the 1999-2001 and 2008-2010 terms. Stanford colleagues have also sought his expertise for several committees, including the Care Improvement Committee, and the Technology, SHC Medical Executive, Quality Assurance, and Operating Room committees. By sharing his knowledge in laparoscopic surgery with different disciplines of surgery (such as general, gastrointestinal, urology, cardiothoracic, neurosurgery, oncology, etc), Stanford has transformed into a center now recognized as one of the leading laparoscopic surgery institutions in the country.