Scott Kahn, M.D. is an award-winning North Carolina-based close-up magician and mentalist who has been performing professionally for over 30 years.
Scott dazzles the mind as he challenges his audiences to wonder whether what he does is real or unreal and what is possible and what is impossible. He is an entertainer that dramatizes the unknown, the unexplained and the uncertain. After witnessing his unforgettable and mind-blowing magic, you too will become a believer.
Scott was born and raised in New York, where his interest in the magical arts began early in life at the age of 8. Throughout his college years, he regularly performed both magic and paranormal entertainment in many popular comedy clubs on Long Island, including Governor’s and McGuire’s.
In 1999, Scott was awarded First Place in Close-Up Magic at the prestigious Magic & Fun Close-Up Magic Convention.
His original sleight-of-hand card effects have been published in both Genii, The Conjuror’s Magazine and MAGIC Magazine, the two largest publications for magicians in the world.
In 2015, he published Kahnjuring: Deceptive Practices with Playing Cards (his first full-length book on card magic) to critical acclaim. His second book, Kahnceptual Card Magic: More Deceptive Practices with Playing Cards, followed in 2017.
Scott is also an AAFP board-certified family medicine physician practicing in Clayton, North Carolina.