Galeazzo di Santa Sofia

Galeazzo di Santa Sofia (d. 1427) was an Italian physician and anatomist.

"Frontispiece". Opus medicinae practicae saluberrimum. 1533 – via BEIC biblioteca digitale.


He taught medicine at the universities in Bologna and Padua. He was called to Vienna where he introduced anatomy as a subject of study and in 1404 made the first dissection north of the Alps.[1]


  1. ^ Wolfgang Regal; Michael Nanut (December 13, 2007). Vienna – A Doctor’s Guide: 15 walking tours through Vienna’s medical history. Springer Science & Business Media. p. 7. ISBN 978-3-211-48952-9.