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Ayub K. Ommaya or Ayub Khan Ommaya (1930-2008) was a famous Pakistani neurosurgeon settled in the USA. He is especially well known for being the inventor of the Ommaya reservoir, which is a method to help cancer patients receive chemotherapy treatment.

Ommaya was born in Mian Channu Tehsil, British India, now Pakistan, in 1930. He moved to Oxford, England in 1956. He then moved to the United States in 1961. Later, following illness, he moved to Islamabad, Pakistan with his wife in 2005. He died there in 2008.



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