Scott Kahn, M.D. is an award-winning North Carolina-based close-up magician who has been performing magic for over 35 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 on Long Island, where his interest in the magical arts began early in life at the age of eight. Throughout his college years, he regularly performed magic in many popular comedy clubs, 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, the two largest publications for magicians in the world.
In 2015, he debuted Kahnjuring: Deceptive Practices with Playing Cards, his first full-length book on card magic. His second book, Kahnceptual Card Magic: More Deceptive Practices with Playing Cards, followed in 2017 to critical acclaim. His latest book, Swindles, Scams & Kahns: Further Deceptive Practices with Playing Cards, was published in 2022.
In 2022, Scott made his national television debut on Season 8 of The CW series Penn & Teller: Fool Us.
Dr. Kahn is also an AAFP board-certified family medicine physician practicing in Clayton, North Carolina.