Hippocrates

460-377 bc
Biographical Sketch: 

The ancient Greek physician Hippocrates is called the father of medicine. He changed the course of Greek medicine with his certainty that disease was not caused by gods or spirits but was the result of natural action.

Authored: 

Oath
Ancient Medicine
Airs, Waters, and Places
Prognostics
Regimen in Acute Diseases
Epidemics
Injuries of the Head
Surgery
Fractures
Articulations
Instruments of Reduction
Aphorisms
Law
Ulcers
Fistulae
Hemmorrhoids

Quote: 

It is more important to know what sort of person has a disease than to know what sort of disease a person has.