Abu al-Qasim al-Zahrawi
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..."Hasdai Ibn Shaprut (915-970 CE), a Jewish physician who served Abdul Rahman III, translated an important work on pharmacy, using his knowledge of Arabic, Hebrew and Latin ... Ibn Juljul wrote a commentary on Dioscorides’ work of pharmacology De Materia Medic from the Greeks. ... Abul Qasim al-Zahrawi (Albucacis in Europe), a best known as a surgeon, wrote his explorations about other diseases and treatments in his Tasrif, a leading medical text in European universities after its translation into Latin in Toledo ... Physician Ibn Zuhr, known as Avenzoar in Latin, was the first to explore pericardial abscesses of the heart and wrote Taysir which became a standard medical work in Europe after its translation into Latin ... Ibn Rushd (Averroes in Europe), an accomplished physician and an astronomer, his famous medical book, Kitab al-Kulyat fi al-Tibb, discussed various diagnoses and cures for diseases, as well as their prevention."
Professor Michael Cook, Princeton University