Who are some of the most famous surgeons in history?

John Hunter (1728 - 179), Dominique Larrey (1766 - 184) Considered one of the founders of military surgery, Dominique Larrey was a surgeon during the Napoleonic era in France. John Heysham Gibbon (1903 — 1977). Lars Leksell (1907—198) List of famous surgeons, with photos, biographies and other information when available. Who are the best surgeons in the world? This includes the most outstanding surgeons, living and dead, both in the United States and abroad.

This list of notable surgeons is ordered by their level of prominence and can be ordered to obtain various data, such as where these historic surgeons were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they are renowned surgeons. Al-Zahrawi was an Andalusian Arab chemist, surgeon and doctor. Nicknamed the father of modern surgery, Al-Zahrawi is considered the best surgeon of the Middle Ages.

Al-Zahrawi was the first surgeon to use catgut for stitches, and his pioneering contributions had an enormous effect on the West and the East. Some of their discoveries are part of modern medical sciences.