Document Type: Original Article
Student Research Committee, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
Department of History, Faculty of Literature and Humanity, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran
Baha’ al-Dawlah Razi was one of the most important physicians in Safafid dynasty in Iran. He wrote his large medical book, Kholasat al-Tajarob at 1501 AD. He worked as physician in the courts of two dynasties, Teimurid and Safavid. He had interesting innovations and findings in surgery, immunology and also in treatment. As examples, we can note to his description of pertussis and also his oral vaccination method for Smallpox.