Hand Surgery ,Surgery , Orthopaedic Surgery and Plastic Surgery

Kamil Erfanian , MD

Southern Calfornia Orthpdc Institute
2400 Bahamas Dr Ste 200
Bakersfield, CA 93309

(661) 328-5565


Mark L. Schamblin, MD Graduated with honors from Pepperdine University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He earned his medical degree from Saint Louis University in 1998 and completed his internship and Orthopedic Surgery Residency at University of California at Irvine. Dr. Schamblin followed his residency with an additional year at Southern California Orthopedic Institute where he specialized in Sports Medicine and the arthroscopic treatment of the shoulder. During his training at SCOI he shared the responsibility of team physician for numerous high schools as well as community colleges. While in residency Dr Schamblin was actively involved in research of the shoulder joint earning himself the honor of presenting his findings at a national conference for orthopedic surgeons. He is also involved with research of the elbow and previously undescribed injuries of the biceps tendon. Dr. Schamblin was honored to write a book chapter for the International Olympic Committee in their newly publicized Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine. These, as well as other projects earned him a distinguished award for his research while in training. Current research projects include ligamentous reconstruction of the injured knee, long term results following arthroscopic shoulder surgery and the evaluation of minimally invasive knee surgery. Dr. Schamblin is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, as well as a candidate member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery, the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 23 Years

Languages Spoken: English and Spanish


Hand Surgery ,Surgery , Orthopaedic Surgery and Plastic Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • Mercy Hospital Southwest

Education and Training

Medical School
Tufts University School Of Medicine Graduated in 1999

Main Location

Fax: (661) 163-1206
Website: scoi.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Insurance Plans Accepted

Please verify insurance information directly with your doctor’s office as it may change frequently.
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
  • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
  • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
  • Blue Cross CA Pathway X PPO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
  • Blue Cross CA Select HMO
  • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Cross CA Select PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Access Plus Savenet
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
  • Blue Shield CA Platinum Local Access + HMO 25
  • Blue Shield CA PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Trio ACO HMO
  • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Health PPO
  • Health Net CA CommunityCare Network HMO
  • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
  • Health Net CA HMO Whole Care Network
  • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
  • Health Net CA PPO
  • Health Net EPO - PureCare One Small Business
  • Health Net PureCare HSP Individual and Family Plans
  • Health Net SmartCare Large Group
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO Kaiser
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO