Dr. Seyed Taghi Noorbakhsh died in a tragic car accident on Nov 15th 2018, while on an official mission in Golestan Province in Iran. There is a great emptiness left by Dr.Noorbakhsh’s passing. He will be missed by his colleagues and thousands of his patients whom he helped during his career. In addition to being a board member of Iranian Orthopedic Association (IOA), for consecutive terms & Chief of the Iran Social Security Organization since 2013, Dr.Noorbakhsh served as an AO Trauma Faculty member for several years. He was a great leader in his field. Besides his official roles throughout his career, Dr.Noorbakhsh served in many social positions, receiving numerous prestigious awards.