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List of notable or famous physicians from Iran, with bios and photos, including the top physicians born in Iran and even some popular physicians who immigrated to Iran. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Iranian physicians then this list is the perfect resource for you. These physicians are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known physician from Iran is included when available.

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Abdollah ibn Bukhtishu

Abu Sa'id Ubaid Allah ibn Bakhtyashu, also spelled Bukhtishu, Bukhtyashu, and Bakhtshooa in many texts, was an 11th-century Syrian physician, descendant of Bakhtshooa Gondishapoori. He spoke the Syriac language. He was the last representative of the Bukhtyashu family of Nestorian Christian physicians, who emigrated from Jundishapur to Baghdad in 765. His main works are the Reminder of the Homestayer, dealing with the philosophical terms used in medicine, and a treatise on lovesickness. ...more

Age: Died at 118 (940-1058)


Abul Hasan al-Tabari

Abu-l-Hasan Ahmad ibn Mohammad al-Tabari, born in Amol, was a 10th-century Persian physician from Tabaristan. He was the physician of Rukn al-Dawla, a Buyid ruler. He was author of a compendium of medicine Kitab al-mu'alaja al-buqratiya, in ten books. It is extant only in Arabic language. ...more


Ahmad Ahmadi

Ahmad Ahmadi, known as Pezeshk Ahmadi meaning Doctor Ahmadi, was born in Mashhad to Mohammad Ali Ahmadi. He was an uneducated man who worked as a nurse in different hospitals. ...more

Age: Died at 59 (1885-1944)

Birthplace: Mashhad, Iran


Ahmad ibn Farrokh

Ahmad ibn Farrukh, also written Ahmad-i Farrokh, was a 12th-century Persian physician from Herat. He was one of the teachers of Zayn al-Din al-Jurjani. He is author of a Persian medicine encyclopaedia titled Kifayah that is no longer extant though it had a high reputation among scholars long after al-Jurjani's day. The National Library of Medicine has in its collection a formulary of compound remedies. This formulary in 11 short chapters, and it appears to be the only preserved example of the writings of Ahmad ibn Farrukh. ...more