Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Zalcariya al-Razi was a Muslim physician of note

Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Zalcariya al-Razi a Muslim physician, was known as Rhazes in the West, served as chief physician at hospitals in Rayy, Persia, and Baghdad. Rhazes’s book Kitab alhawi (aka Comprehensive Book) covered the medical knowledge from Greece, Syria, Persia, and India.Not only was he an innovator in medicine and dentistry, but also an important philosopher and an alchemist.

Date:
      865 CE
Name(s):
      Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Zalcariya arRazi
Occupation:
      Muslim physician
Location:
      Rayy, Persia, and Baghdad

Additional Information:

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