TRENDING List of Famous Neurologists

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List of famous neurologists, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top neurologists in the world? This includes the most prominent neurologists, living and dead, both in America and abroad. While some are celebrities who majored in neuroscience, other neurologists ended up on our list of the worst doctors. This list of notable neurologists is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic neurologists were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned neurologists. 

Oliver Sacks, Eric Kandel, and Christof Koch are only the beginning of the best people in neurology on this list. Including female neurologists and the top neurosurgeons, this list has them all! 

From reputable, prominent, and well known neurologists to the lesser known neurologists of today, these are some of the best professionals in the neurologist field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous neurologists ever?" and "What are the names of famous neurologists?" then you're in the right place.

Oliver Sacks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Neurologists
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Oliver Sacks is a film story contributor. ...more

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Age: 83

Birthplace: England, London

Nationality: England

Profession: Neurologist, Author, Physician, Writer Teacher

Major/Field Of Study: Medicine

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Sigmund Freud is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Neurologists
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Sigmund Freud was an Austrian neurologist, now known as the father of psychoanalysis. Freud qualified as a doctor of medicine at the University of Vienna in 1881, and then carried out research into cerebral palsy, aphasia and microscopic neuroanatomy at the Vienna General Hospital. Upon completing ...more

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Age: Died at 83 (1856-1939)

Birthplace: Příbor, Czech Republic

Nationality: Austria

Profession: Psychiatrist, Neurologist, Psychoanalyst, Psychologist Scientist, + more

Major/Field Of Study: Medicine

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Roberta Bondar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Neurologists
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Roberta Bondar OC O.Ont FRCP FRSC is Canada's first female astronaut and the first neurologist in space. Following more than a decade as NASA's head of space medicine, Bondar became a consultant and speaker in the business, scientific, and medical communities. Bondar has received many honours ...more

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Age: 71

Birthplace: Sault Ste. Marie, Canada

Nationality: Canada

Profession: Neurologist, Educator, Astronaut, Scientist Author, + more

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Ernest Jones is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Neurologists
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Alfred Ernest Jones, FRCP, MRCS was a British neurologist and psychoanalyst, and Sigmund Freud's official biographer. Jones was the first English-speaking practitioner of psychoanalysis and became its leading exponent in the English-speaking world. As President of both the British Psycho-Analytical ...more

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Age: Died at 79 (1879-1958)

Birthplace: Glamorgan, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom

Profession: Neurologist, Psychoanalyst

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Alastair Buchan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Neurologists
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Professor Alastair Buchan is a neurologist and researcher in stroke medicine. His main research interest has always been how to make neuroprotection a reality in the clinic. Since October 2008 he has served as the Head of the Medical Sciences Division at the University of Oxford. Buchan was educated ...more

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Age: 61

Profession: Neurologist, Researcher

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António Egas Moniz is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Neurologists
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António Caetano de Abreu Freire Egas Moniz, known as Egas Moniz, was a Portuguese neurologist and the developer of cerebral angiography. He is regarded as one of the founders of modern psychosurgery, having developed the surgical procedure leucotomy—​known better today as lobotomy—​for which he ...more

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Age: Died at 81 (1874-1955)

Birthplace: Avanca

Nationality: Portugal

Profession: Neurologist, Physician

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Steven Novella is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Neurologists
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Steven Paul Novella is an American clinical neurologist and assistant professor at Yale University School of Medicine. Novella is best known for his involvement in the skeptical movement. ...more

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Age: 51

Birthplace: United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Profession: Neurologist

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Susan Hockfield is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Neurologists
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Susan Hockfield has served as the sixteenth president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology since December 2004. A strong advocate of the vital role that science, technology, and the research university play in the world, she believes that MIT can best advance its historic mission of ...more

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Age: 66

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Profession: Educator, Neuroscientist

Major/Field Of Study: Neuroscience, Anatomy, Biology

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