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1 . 2023

Philosopher, doctor and eternal wanderer


The article describes the main stages in the formation of personality, scientific views and methods of the medieval scientist Ibn Sina under the influence of the works of the great predecessors - Aristotle, Hippocrates, Galen.

Physician, scientist, philosopher and poet Abu Ali al-Hussein ibn Abdallah ibn al-Hassan ibn Ali ibn Sina (Latinized name - Avicenna), being a man of extraordinary abilities, creatively rethought, reworked, systematized and increased knowledge about medicine in his unique work "The Canon of Medical Science". He is one of the first popularizers of science, as he used the poetic style to spread knowledge among the population in the poem about medicine "Urdjuza".

Keywords:Ibn Sina; doctor; philosopher; poet; book "The Canon of Medicine"

Funding. The study had no sponsor support.

Conflict of interest. The authors declare no conflict of interest.

For citation: Osmanova F.M., Alieva L.A., Gasanova L.G. Philosopher, doctor and eternal wanderer. ORGZDRAV: novosti, mneniya, obuchenie. Vestnik VSHOUZ [HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT: News, Views, Education. Bulletin of VSHOUZ]. 2023; 9 (1): 110-5. DOI: (in Russian)


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Guzel E. Ulumbekova
MD, MBA from Harvard University (Boston, USA), Head of the Graduate School of Healthcare Organization and Management (VSHOUZ)

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