Ibn Abi Ramtha al-Tamimi

For Al-Tamimi, the 10th century physician, see Al-Tamimi, the physician.

Ibn Abi Ramtha al-Tamimi (Arabic: ابن أبي رمثة التميمي), from Banu Tamim tribe, was a physician who lived during the lifetime of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. He was a skilful practitioner who occasionally practised surgery.[1][2]


  1. Ward, Bāqir Amīn (1986). Awad, Gurgis, ed. Muʻǧam al-ʻulamāʼ al-ʻArab (in Arabic). 1 (1st ed.). Bayrūt: ʻĀlam al-Kutub : Maktabaẗ al-Nahḍaẗ al-ʻArabiyyaẗ. p. 39.
  2. Al-Hassan, A. Y. (2001). Science and technology in Islam. The Different Aspects of Islamic Culture. 4. UNESCO. p. 461. ISBN 92-3-103831-1.
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