Nourollah (Nouri) B. Ghorbani, M.D
130 La Casa Via Bldg. 1, Suite 102 Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (Nov. 1986)
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) California Society of Plastic Surgeons (CSPS) Alameda Contra Costa Medical Association (ACCMA) California Medical Association (CMA)
1967-1974 Medical student
Tehran University Medical School
June 1974 MD degree
Tehran University Medical School
1970-1973 Advanced Composition Courses
Tehran, Iran 1973-1975 Intermediate Courses in French
Postgraduate Training and Fellowship
1974-1976 Resident in Surgery
Queen Pahlavi Cardiovascular Center
1976-1977 Rotating Internship
Hahneman Medical College and Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19105
July 1977-June 1982 General Surgery Residency Program
Medical College of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19129
1982 Passed – General Surgery Boards (written part)
July 1982-June 1984 Plastic Surgery Residency Program
William Beaumont Hospital
Royal Oak, MI 48072
April 1985 Passed – Plastic Surgery Boards (written part)
November 1986 Certified by American Board of Plastic Surgery
Membership in Professional and Scientific Societies
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
California Society of Plastic Surgeons
Alameda Contra Costa Medical Association California Medical Association
Passed the Internship Exam within the top 5%, Tehran University, 1974, Prize
Passed the Medical College Entrance Exam in the 10th place, Prize Winner of Excellent Presentation Award at Flap Dissection Course, Norfolk, Virginia 1983
Voted Best Plastic Surgeon in the East Bay by Diablo Magazine readers, 1995
California #A40690, 1984
1. Rastan H., Ghorbani N., Najmabadi M.: Open Heart Surgery with Autologus
Blood Transfusion. Journal of Queen Pahlavi Cardiovascular Center, May 1976 (Presented at the Cardiac Surgery Seminar, Gottingen, West Germany, June 1976)
2. Ghorbani N., Ilami P.: Early Operative Death in Isolated Mitral Valve Replacement:
Prognostic Implications. Journal of Queen Pahlavi Cardiovascular Center, May 1976 (Presented at the American Society of Cardiologists, Honolulu, Hawaii, August, 1976)
3. Rastan H., Ghorbani N., Ilakani R.,: Tricuspid Valve Repair: A New Technique.
Journal of Queen Pahlavi Cardiovascular Center, June 1976. (Presented at Dutch College of Cardiac Surgeons, Gottingen, West Germany, July 1976.)
4. Ghorbani, N. : Field Electrical Potential Changes During Muscle Death (Research Paper) March 1986.
5. Ghorbani, N.: Double Arch Conchal Cartilage Nasal Tip Graft. (Presented at California Society of Plastic Surgeons, Santa Monica, CA, May, 2000.)
Abstracts and Presentations
American College of Surgeons, Anatomy of Pancreas, 1979, Chicago, IL.
American College of Surgeons, External Carotid Artery and Its Branches, 1980, Atlanta, GA.
American College of Surgeons, Hepatic Skeleton, 1981, San Francisco, CA.
Didactic Lectures, Medical College of Pennsylvania
Numerous educational lectures covering General and Plastic Surgery topics were given
Didactic Lectures, William Beaumont Hospital
Over 40 extensive lectures about various Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery topics were given (1982-1984)
Didactic Lectures, John Muir Medical Center
June, 1984 Reconstruction of Scalp and Forehead April, 1986 Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery October, 1987 Reconstruction Scalp Defects Using Expanders May, 1994 Treatment Dilemmas in Soft Tissue Injuries September, 1995 Muscle and Myocutaneous Flaps June, 1996 Management Severe Crush Injuries April, 2000 New Approach to Nasal Tip Grafting October, 2002 Immediate vs. Late Breast Reconstruction Following Mastectomy March, 2003 Breast Reconstruction, the Latest Techniques
Chairman, Plastic Surgery Section at John Muir Medical Center January, 1988 – January, 1991
Chairman, Plastic Surgery Section at Mt. Diablo Medical Center January, 1990 – January 1992
Writer and producer of “Plastic Surgery Program” which airs weekly for U.S., Canada, Europe and the Middle East at Appadana International TV. Different subjects related to plastic surgery are discussed. Since August, 2002.
Fine Arts, International Affairs, Sports. A painter (oil medium) with realism and surrealism style. A piano and tennis player who is active in national and international charities.
Place of Birth