Medical history of Iran is remarkably ancient, backing to ‘Thrita’ known as the first Aryan physician.
It is said that in the field of medicine, after the Bible, ‘The Canon of Medicine’ written by the ancient Persian scientist Avicenna, was the most popular book in Europe. Avicenna’s medicine was also taught in Europe for years.
Having such an incredible historical background, Iran is one of the most developed countries in medical sciences in the Middle East and in the world.
Due to its geographical position and its touristic resorts, reasonable prices and advanced medical facilities, Iran has already become a destination for Islamic and regional medical tourists and is gaining a worldwide reputation in this field.
Foreign medical tourists may benefit from an increasing number of hospitals in Iranian cities that offer medical and health care services.