Muslims and Medical History

“Indeed, that is My Path – perfectly straight. So follow it and do not follow other ways,
for they will lead you away from His Way. This is what He has
commanded you, so perhaps you will be conscious of Allah (God).”

With the growing for the restoration of Islamic values, there is increasing demand on Muslim scientists to restore and develop the Islamic sciences. It is essential, however, for the Muslim scientist to have a clear and sound understanding of the science he is expected to restore and develop.
Contribution of Islam to Medicine
Medicine, as it stands today, did not develop overnight. It is the culmination of efforts of millions of people, some we know and other we do not. The flame of civilization,including medicine, started thousands of years ago, was passed on from one generation to another, and from one country to the other.
Medicine and Medical Education in Islamic History
In 636 A.D., the Persian City of Jundi-Shapur, which originally meant beautiful garden, was conquered by the Muslims. Its great university and hospital were left intact.
The Rise and Decline of Science in Islam
For the non-believer it is not easy to understand evolution of science in Islam without the context in which it developed, i.e., the world civilization created by the religion of Islam.
Character of the Physician
The physician should be amongst those who believe in God, fulfill His rights, are aware of His greatness. obedient to His orders, refraining from his prohibitions, and observing Him in secret and in public.
The Role of a Muslim Doctor
Humans crave for “Perfect Health”. They know that they can never attain this state of perfection because they cannot conceive what is “perfect”. Most should therefore be reasonably satisfied with relative “good health”,