Famous Iranian Physicians

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Avicenna
(Persian polymath the most significant physiciansand writers of the Islamic Golden Age, and the father of early modern medicine.)
Avicenna
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Birthdate: 0980 AD
Birthplace: Afshona, Uzbekistan
Died: May 31, 1037
Renowned as father of early modern medicine, Avicenna was an illustrious Persian polymath. He is specifically distingusihed for his contributions in the fields of medicine and Aristotelian philisophy. He is best-known for his works namely, The Canon of Medicine and The Book of Healing. The corpus of his writings also include alchemy, geology, psychology, geography, physics, poetry and Islamic theology.
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Al-Razi
(Polymath)
Al-Razi
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Birthdate: 0854 AD
Birthplace: Ray
Died: October 15, 0925
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Sayyed Bozorg Mahmoody
(Anesthesiologist)
Sayyed Bozorg Mahmoody
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Birthdate: 1939 AD
Birthplace: Shooshtar, Iran
Died: August 23, 2009
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Majid Samii
(Iranian Neurosurgeon and Medical scientist who has won multiple awards for his work)
Majid Samii
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Birthdate: June 19, 1937
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran
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Mohammad-Reza Rahchamani
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Birthdate: December 2, 1955
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sabzevar, Iran
Died: March 9, 2020

Mohammad-Reza Rahchamani was an Iranian physician turned politician. A practicing doctor, he became involved in politics as well. He was a founding member of the Islamic Iran Solidarity Party. He represented Sabzevar in the Iranian Parliament from 1984 to 2000 and headed Iran's State Welfare Organization during the early 2000s. He died due to complications from COVID-19 in March 2020.  

Rashid-al-Din Hamadani
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Birthdate: 1247 AD
Birthplace: Hamedan, Iran
Died: July 18, 1318

Rashid-al-Din Hamadani was a statesman, historian, and physician in 13th-century Iran. He was born into a Persian Jewish family and converted to Islam as a young man. He became the powerful vizier of the Ilkhan, Ghazan, and began his career as a historian as well. He was later arrested and executed on charges of poisoning the Ilkhanid king Öljaitü.