Professor Madjid Samii: The Top World Neurosurgeon
Professor Samii was born in Tehran on June 20th, 1937. His father and mother were from Rasht and Shiraz respectively. After some years living in Tehran, they eventually went back to Rasht. Samii studied the elementary education and high school in this city and finally applied to a university in Germany. In an interview, he indicated that he discovered his enthusiasm to neurosurgery when he was just 11 years old. Therefore, he studied biology and medicine in Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz. During the years of studying in Germany, Majid Samii could win the Iran Ministry of Science Special Award for being the best Iranian student in Europe. Samii was a student of Kurt Schurman and could obtain the Specialized Board Certification in 1970 – when he was 33.