Heliodorus (surgeon)

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Heliodorus (Greek : Ἡλιόδωρος) was a surgeon in the 1st century AD, probably from Egypt, and mentioned in the Satires of Juvenal. This Heliodorus wrote several books on medical technique which have survived in fragments and in the works of Oreibasius.

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