Salomon Hakim is an important person in Medicine; because he helped to improve the medicine in Colombia. He invented the Hakim Valve.
He is Neurosurgeon and researcher. He was born in Barranquilla on June 4th, 1929. He was graduated from the National University as a Doctor, them he continued his medical studies in the United States in Harvard University, specializing in Neurosurgery at the Lahey Clinic in Boston. In 1964, after much research, Dr Hakim invented the Hakim Valve, this was his greates contribution to modern medicine. In Colombia, he was a teacher at the Andes University, National University and Javeriana University; also, he was director of the Neurosurgeons Department in the Military Hospital.
This character is the most important because thanks to their researches, Colombia can be recognized as one on the best Countries in Medicine.
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