During the 2nd half of the 13th century, many disturbances in Italy caused physicians such Roger de Parma to migrate to Southern France, carrying with them the works of AlBulcasis.
The Faculty of Medicine, Montpellier
Montpellier was famed as a great medical school from the later middle ages onwards, and a complex medical community existed in and around the city and the university.
Medicine was the principle service industry in Montpellier: professors, private physicians, surgeons, apothecaries, apprentices, university students, hospitals and the sick had been constant feature in the city for centuries.
The Montpellier master surgeon François de La Peyronie, who was the First Surgeon to Louis XV, was instrumental in gaining the king’s support for establishment of the Society royale de chirurgie in Pairs in 1731. After the rise of medical school at Padua its face gradually came it continue its celebration upto 1890.
The Medical School of Montpellier