Gazi Yaşargil

Scientist, Surgeon

1925 –

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Who is Gazi Yaşargil?

Mahmut Gazi Yaşargil is a Turkish medical scientist and neurosurgeon. He is the founder of microneurosurgery. Yaşargil treated epilepsy and brain tumors with instruments of his own design. From 1953 until his retirement in 1993 he was first resident, chief resident and then professor and chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery, University of Zurich and the Zurich University Hospital. In 1999 he was honored as "Neurosurgery’s Man of the Century 1950-1999" at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting.

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Born
Jul 6, 1925
Diyarbakır
Also known as
  • Mahmut Gazi Yaşargil
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Nationality
  • Turkey
Profession
Education
  • University of Basel
  • Ankara University
  • Friedrich Schiller University of Jena
Lived in
  • Diyarbakır

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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