Al Razi Medical College, Peshawar. is located at 6-B, PARK ROAD, UNIVERSITY TOWN,Peshawar and can be reached at the phone number 915845146. Education Levels taught here include University/College.
The college is named “Al-Razi” to honour and give respect to the world greatest physician and clinician Muhammad ibn Zakariya Razi (Persian: محمد زکریای رازی), August 26, 865, Rey – 925, Rey. He was a Persian physician, chemist, philosopher, and scholar. He is recognized as a polymath, and biographies of Razi, based on his writings, describe him as “perhaps the greatest clinician of all times.”
Numerous “firsts” in medical research, clinical care, and chemistry are attributed to him, including being the first to differentiate smallpox from measles, and the discovery of numerous compounds and chemicals including alcohol and kerosene, among others. Edward Granville Browne considers him as “probably the greatest and most original of all the physicians and one of the most prolific as an author”.
Razi made fundamental and enduring contributions to the fields of medicine, alchemy, music, and philosophy, recorded in over 200 books and articles in various fields of science. He was well-versed in Persian, Greek and Indian medical knowledge and made numerous advances in medicine through own observations and discoveries.