Why don't Jesus and the Apostles ever recommend going to a physician? They certainly do not get around to each and every individual, and there are no claims of curing an entire group of people. Are they entirely ignorant or have no faith in ancient medicine? Such a suggestion is included in the Book of Sirach, Ecclesiasticus 38: 1-15. Also in 2 Chronicles 16:12, King Asa resorted to physicians for gangrene. In Mishnah Kiddushin 4:14, the best among physicians are destined for Gehenna.