Gazi Yasargil

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Birthday
6, 1925
Birthplace
Turkey
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
6, 1925 (age 94)
Birthplace
Turkey

About

Pioneer in neurosurgery who devised instruments and techniques to treat previously inoperable conditions.

Before Fame

He was a resident at the University of Zurich, coming back there to teach and continue his research.

Trivia

He became a friend of renowned Turkish poet Can Yücel.

Family Life

His wife, Dianne Bader-Gibson Yaşargil, began assisting him with surgeries in 1973.

Associated With

Salvador Mazza was another pioneering European doctor.