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Jewish doctor

Fatwaa ID: 1450

Question:
Is it OK to go to a Jewish doctor or hospital?

Answer:
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

A doctor or hospital is chosen generally due to their competence or professionalism. Doctors are generally not chosen based on their religious or cultural affiliations. If a person chooses a Jewish doctor or hospital due to their competence and professional care, then that is permissible. However, if a Muslim doctor is available with similar qualities, then it will be better to choose the Muslim doctor.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
https://askthemufti.us/

12/20/1444 AH – 07/08/2023 CE | 468

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين

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