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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Madras Medical College and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Madras Medical College, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Madras Medical College include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Madras Medical College alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Madras Medical College are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Madras Medical College.

List is made up of a variety of graduates, including L. Subramaniam and Abraham Verghese.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Madras Medical College?” and “Which celebrities are Madras Medical College alumni?”
Lakshmi Sahgal is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Madras Medical College Alumni
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Lakshmi Sahgal was a revolutionary of the Indian independence movement, an officer of the Indian National Army, and the Minister of Women's Affairs in the Azad Hind government. Sahgal is commonly referred to in India as "Captain Lakshmi", a reference to her rank when taken prisoner in Burma during ...more

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Profession: Politician

Age: Died at 98 (1914-2012)

Birthplace: Chennai, India

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L. Subramaniam is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Madras Medical College Alumni
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Dr. Lakshminarayana Subramaniam is an acclaimed Indian violinist, composer and conductor, trained in the classical Carnatic music tradition and Western classical music, and renowned for his virtuoso playing techniques and compositions in orchestral fusion. ...more

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Profession: Conductor, Film Score Composer, Record producer, Composer, Multi-instrumentalist, + more

Age: 69

Birthplace: Eurasia, India, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Credits: Salaam Bombay!, Mississippi Masala, ...Jayate, Banaz a Love Story, Ee Snehatheerathu, + more

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#78 on The Greatest Violinists of All Time

#46 on The Greatest Violists of All Time

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Yellapragada Subbarow is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Madras Medical College Alumni
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Yellapragada Subbarow


Yellapragada Subbarow was an Indian biochemist who discovered the function of adenosine triphosphate as an energy source in the cell, and developed methotrexate for the treatment of cancer. Most of his career was spent in the United States. Despite his isolation of ATP, Subbarow was denied tenure at ...more

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Profession: Scientist

Age: Died at 53 (1895-1948)

Birthplace: Bhimavaram, India

Abraham Verghese is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Madras Medical College Alumni
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Abraham Verghese is a physician-author, Professor for the Theory and Practice of Medicine at Stanford University Medical School and Senior Associate Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine. He is also the author of three best-selling books, two memoirs and a novel. In 2011, he was elected to be ...more

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Profession: Professor, Author, Physician, Writer

Age: 62

Birthplace: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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