Famous Turkish Physicians

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Uğur Şahin
(He is the CEO of BioNTech, which developed one of the major vaccines against COVID-19)
Uğur Şahin
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Birthdate: September 19, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: İskenderun, Hatay Province, Turkey
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Saint Blaise
(Physician)
Saint Blaise
3
Birthplace: Sivas, Turkey
Died: 0316 AD
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Pedanius Dioscorides
3
Birthdate: 0040 AD
Birthplace: Anazarbus
Died: 0090 AD
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 4 
Ctesias
(Physician)
Ctesias
2
Birthplace: Knidos
 5 
Herophilos
(Alexandrian physician)
Herophilos
4
Birthdate: 0335 AD
Birthplace: Chalcedon, Bithynia
Died: 0280 AD
 6 
Mabel Matiz
(Singer, Dentist)
Mabel Matiz
2
Birthdate: August 31, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Erdemli, Mersin, Turkey
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Canan Kaftancıoğlu
(Politician, Physician)
Canan Kaftancıoğlu
2
Birthdate: February 3, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ordu, Turkey
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Safiye Ali
(Physician)
Safiye Ali
2
Birthdate: February 2, 1894
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: İstanbul, Turkey
Died: July 5, 1952
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Gazi Yaşargil
(Medical scientist)
Gazi Yaşargil
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Birthdate: July 6, 1925
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lice, Turkey
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Müge Çevik
(Physician)
Müge Çevik
2
Birthplace: Turkey
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Nicander
(Greek Poet, Grammarian, and Physician)
Nicander
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Birthdate: 0197 AD
Birthplace: Claros, Turkey
Died: 0170 AD

Nicander was a Greek poet, grammarian, and physician. He is best remembered for his hexameter poem Theriaca, which talks about the nature of venomous animals. His other extant poem Alexipharmaca talks about different types of poisons and their antidotes. Nicander's works were used by other prominent poets like Ovid and Lucan.