Ibrahim ibn Baks

Ibrahim ibn Baks (Arabic: إبراهيم بن بكس; died in 1003 CE[1]) was a physician and a regular lecturer in Al-'Adudi Hospital, a bimaristan located in Baghdad during the Islamic Golden Age. He became blind towards the end of his life.[2]

According to Ibn Abi Usaibi'a, Ibn Baks translated many works into the Arabic-language.[2]


Among his works are a large and a small compendium of medicine and monographs on diseases of the skin, of the eyes, on anatomy and on antidotes.[1] His works include:[2]


  1. 1 2 Packard, Francis R. (1941). Annals of medical history. P.B. Hoeber. p. 161.
  2. 1 2 3 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. 43.
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