Al-Zahrawi or Albucasis: the father of modern surgery
Al-Zahrawi or Albucasis was an Arab Muslim physician .
He has been described by many as the father of modern surgery.
His greatest contribution to medicine is the Kitab al-Tasrif, a thirty-volume encyclopedia of medical practices.
His pioneering contributions to the field of surgical procedures and instruments had an enormous impact in the East and West well into the modern period, where some of his discoveries are still applied in medicine to this day.
Source: “Al-Zahrawi – The Father of Surgery”, ANZ Journal of Surgery
Posted on August 15, 2013, in Continious Faces (Muslim well known Scholars & Scientists) and tagged "Al-Zahrawi, a thirty-volume encyclopedia of medical practices, ANZ Journal of Surgery, Arab Muslim physicia, described by many as the father of modern surgery, discoveries are still applied in medicine to this day, enormous impact in the East and West, greatest contribution, into the modern period, Kitab al-Tasrif, pioneering contributions, surgical procedures and instruments. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.