Hippocrates II of Kos Hippocrates II of Kos was an ancient Greek physician, considered to be one of the most influential figures of medical history. He is often called "The Father of Medicine" because of his lasting contributions to the medical field and as the founder of the Hippocratic School of Medicine. This intellectual school revolutionized medicine in ancient Greece, establishing it as a discipline distinct from other fields that it had traditionally been associated with such as philosophy and making a profession of it.
Hippocrates was born sometime around the year 460 BC on the Greek island of Kos, and became a famous doctor and medical educator. Some of the information from biographers may however not be true. Soranus of Ephesus,