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Famous Physicians from India

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List of notable or famous physicians from India, with bios and photos, including the top physicians born in India and even some popular physicians who immigrated to India. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Indian physicians then this list is the perfect resource for you. These physicians are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known physician from India is included when available.

List features Deepak Chopra, Aditi Gowitrikar and more.

This historic physicians from India list can help answer the questions "Who are some Indian physicians of note?" and "Who are the most famous physicians from India?" These prominent physicians of India may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Indian physicians.

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    A. G. K. Gokhale

    Dr A. G. K. Gokhale is an Indian Cardiac Surgeon at Yashoda Hospitals, Secunderabad. He is known for being the first to perform a successful human-to-human heart transplant and first successful lung transplant in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. He worked at ...more

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    • Age: 56
    • Birthplace: Vijayawada, India
    • Profession: Physician, Surgeon
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    A. K. Patel is former union minister of state in Government of India. He served as minister of state for chemicals and fertilisers in Atal Bihari Vajpayee government from 1998 to 1999. He was a senior leader of Gujarat Bharatiya Janata Party. He has been representing Mehsana in the Lok Sabha since 1984.more

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    • Age: 84
    • Birthplace: India
    • Profession: Politician, Physician
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    A. Lakshmanaswami Mudaliar

    A. Lakshmanaswami Mudaliar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Physicians from India
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    Diwan Bahadur Sir Arcot Lakshmanaswami Mudaliar, FRCOG, FACS was an Indian educationist and physician. He was identical twin brother of Sir Arcot Ramasamy Mudaliar. He pursued his education from the prestigious Madras Christian College. He later went on to become the longest serving Vice-Chancellor of ...more

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    • Age: Died at 87 (1887-1974)
    • Profession: Physician
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    Abraham Verghese is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Physicians from India
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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 a ...more

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    • Age: 60
    • Birthplace: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    • Profession: Professor, Author, Physician, Writer
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    Acacio Gabriel Viegas

    Acacio Gabriel Viegas is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Physicians from India
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    Acacio Gabriel Viegas was a medical practitioner who was credited with the discovery of the outbreak of bubonic plague in Bombay, India in 1896. His timely discovery helped saved many lives in the city and was credited with the inoculation of 18,000 residents. He was also the president of the Bombay ...more

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    • Age: Died at 77 (1856-1933)
    • Birthplace: Arpora
    • Profession: Physician
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    Aditi Gowitrikar is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Physicians from India
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    Aditi is an actress. more

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    • Age: 41
    • Birthplace: Panvel, India
    • Profession: Model, Physician, Actor
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    Ajmal Ameer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Physicians from India
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    Ajmal Ameer is an Indian film actor, who works in the Malayalam, Tamil, and Telugu film industries. He has also acted in one English movie. He has won two Filmfare Awards South. more

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    • Birthplace: Aluva, India
    • Profession: Physician, Actor
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    Anil Aggrawal

    Anil Aggrawal is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Physicians from India
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    Anil Aggrawal M.D. is a professor of forensic medicine at the Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India. He is known chiefly as the Editor-in-Chief of the Internet Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology. more

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    • Age: 59
    • Birthplace: New Delhi, India
    • Profession: Physician, Writer
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