Dr. Kobrine was the attending surgeon for James Brady, Press Secretary to President Ronald Reagan, after Brady was shot in the brain during an assassination attempt on President Reagan.
LUSBY, MD, April 11, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Arthur I. Kobrine, MD, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Kobrine celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
With over 40 years of professional experience to his credit, Dr. Kobrine has excelled as a clinical professor at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., since 1989 and a professor at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C., since 1979. Further working as a private practice neurosurgeon since 1987, he is affiliated with MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, the MedStar Washington Hospital Center, and Sibley Memorial Hospital, where he was Chief of Neurosurgery from 2008 to 2013. Earlier in his career, Dr. Kobrine cultivated his skills through his efforts at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center and the Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute in Bethesda, MD.
Alongside his primary endeavors, Dr. Kobrine remained active for several years as a member of the National Advisory Neurological Disorders and Stroke Council as well as on the board of directors of the Brain Injury Association of America in 1994. He also completed service with the Medical Corps of the United States Army from 1970 to 1975. A regular contributor of articles to medical and scientific journals, Dr. Kobrine maintains his involvement with the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Society of Neurological Surgeons, the American Medical Association and the American Physiological Society, among other organizations.
Prior to embarking on his career, Dr. Kobrine pursued an education at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in 1964 and a Doctor of Medicine in 1968.
Following these accomplishments, he continued his training through an internship at the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor from 1968 to 1969. He returned to Northwestern University to begin his residency in neurosurgery, but was called to duty in the U.S. Army Medical Corp in July 1970, and ordered to Walter Reed Army Medical Center, where he completed his residency in neurosurgery in 1973. He began as assistant chief of neurosurgery until 1975 when he left the Army to join the full-time faculty at GW. Dr. Kobrine concluded his studies with a Doctor of Philosophy in physiology at George Washington University in 1979.
For excellence in his career, Dr. Kobrine has been the recipient of a number of honors and accolades over the course of his career. Notably, he was presented with the Raymond F. Metcalf Award by the United States Army Medical Department in 1971. He was appointed by President Jimmy Carter to the President's Council on Spinal Cord Injury in 1980. In March of 1981, Dr. Kobrine was the attending surgeon for James Brady, Press Secretary to President Ronald Reagan, after Brady was shot in the brain during an assassination attempt on President Reagan by John Hinkley. In light of all his accomplishments, Dr. Kobrine has previously been selected for inclusion in multiple editions of Who's Who in America.
In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Kobrine has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.
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