Friday, September 7, 2007


Sushruta [ 6th century BC] was the world's first surgeon. His book "Sushruta Samhita" describes over 120 surgical instruments, 300 surgical procedures and classifies human surgery in 8 categories. He is know as the "Father of surgery" and even performed plastic surgery and "cosmetc surgery".

1 comment:

Akshat Mathur said...

Hi, Even "Cloning" was invented by India. 100 brothers of "Duryodhan" in Mahabharat were born by using cloning technique. I request the author of this site to gather more information about this & add cloning as separate achievement. Thanks.