TRENDING List of Famous Pediatricians

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List of famous pediatricians, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top pediatricians in the world? This includes the most prominent pediatricians, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable pediatricians is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic pediatricians 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 pediatricians.

This list of famous people of pediatrics includes Jim Sears, Karl Oskar Medin, more.

From reputable, prominent, and well known pediatricians to the lesser known pediatricians of today, these are some of the best professionals in the pediatrician field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous pediatricians ever?" and "What are the names of famous pediatricians?" then you're in the right place. 
Benjamin Spock is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Pediatricians
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Benjamin McLane Spock was an American pediatrician whose book Baby and Child Care, published in 1946, is one of the best-sellers of all time. Its message to mothers is that "you know more than you think you do." Spock was the first pediatrician to study psychoanalysis to try to understand children's ...more

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Age: Died at 95 (1903-1998)

Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Profession: Pediatrician, Physician

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T. Berry Brazelton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Pediatricians
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Thomas Berry Brazelton is a noted pediatrician and author in the United States. Major hospitals throughout the world use the Brazelton Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale. Many parents know him as the host of a cable television program What Every Baby Knows, and as author of a syndicated newspaper ...more

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Age: 97

Birthplace: Waco, Texas, USA

Profession: Pediatrician, Author, Presenter

Credits: What Every Baby Knows

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Janusz Korczak is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Pediatricians
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Janusz Korczak, the pen name of Henryk Goldszmit, was a Polish-Jewish educator, children's author, and pediatrician known as Pan Doktor or Stary Doktor. After spending many years working as director of an orphanage in Warsaw, he refused freedom and stayed with his orphans when the institution was ...more

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Age: Died at 64 (1878-1942)

Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland

Profession: Educator, Pediatrician, Writer

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Jim Sears is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Pediatricians
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Dr. James Sears is a board-certified pediatrician and Emmy® -nominated co-host of the award-winning talk show The Doctors. ...more

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Age: 48

Birthplace: United States of America

Profession: Talk show host, Pediatrician, Author

Credits: The Doctors

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Karl Oskar Medin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Pediatricians
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Karl Oskar Medin was a Swedish pediatrician. He was born at Axberg, Örebro and died in Stockholm. He is most famous for his study of poliomyelitis, a condition sometimes known as the Heine-Medin disease, named after Medin and another physician, Jakob Heine. Medin was the first to describe the ...more

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Age: Died at 80 (1847-1927)

Birthplace: Axberg, Örebro, Sweden

Profession: Pediatrician, Scientist, Physician

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Mohammad Gharib is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Pediatricians
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Mohammad Gharib was an Iranian physician, clinician, distinguished university professor and a pioneer of pediatrics in Iran. Gharib is known as the Father of Pediatrics in Iran. He was a graduate of Paris University Medical School. ...more

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Age: Died at 66 (1909-1975)

Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

Profession: Pediatrician, Physician

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Pedro Rosselló is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Pediatricians
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Pedro Juan Rosselló González, is a Puerto Rican physician and politician who served as the seventh Governor of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico from 1993 to 2001. He was President of the New Progressive Party from 1991 to 1999 and 2003 to 2008, and served as Senator for the District of Arecibo from ...more

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Age: 71

Birthplace: San Juan, United States^! with Territories

Profession: Pediatrician

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Béla Schick is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Pediatricians
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Béla Schick was a Hungarian-born American pediatrician. He is the founder of the Schick test. Bela Schick was born in Balatonboglár, Hungary, and brought up in Graz, Austria, where he attended medical school. In 1902 he joined the Medicine Faculty of the University of Vienna where he remained until ...more

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Age: Died at 90 (1877-1967)

Birthplace: Balatonboglár, Hungary

Profession: Pediatrician

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