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List of notable or famous physicians from soviet union, with bios and photos, including the top physicians born in soviet union and even some popular physicians who immigrated to soviet union. If you're trying to find out the names of famous soviet union 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 soviet union is included when available.

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Alexander Alexandrovich Vishnevsky


Alexander Alexandrovich Vishnevsky was a Soviet surgeon of Ukrainian descent, member of the Academy of Medical Sciences of the USSR, honoured worker of science of the RSFSR, Colonel General of Medical Corps, and a Hero of Socialist Labor. Vishnevsky first conducted a cardiac surgery under the local ...more

Alexander Bakulev is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Physicians from Soviet Union
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Aleksandr Nikolayevich Bakulev was a Soviet surgeon, one of the founders of cardiovascular surgery in the USSR. Born in Nevenikovskaya into a peasant family which belonged to the old Vyatka clan of Bakulevs, Bakulev attended the medical faculty of Saratov University after graduating from high ...more

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Alexander Luria is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Physicians from Soviet Union
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Alexander Romanovich Luria was a Soviet neuropsychologist and developmental psychologist. He was one of the founders of Cultural-Historical Psychology, and a leader of the Vygotsky Circle. Luria's magnum opus was his textbook on neuropsychology, Higher Cortical Functions in Man, which has been ...more

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Boris Borisovich Yegorov was a Soviet physician-cosmonaut who became the first physician to make a space flight. Yegorov came from a medical background, with his father a prominent heart surgeon, and his mother an ophthalmologist. He also selected medicine as a career and graduated from the "First ...more

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