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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons 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 Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Alumni include Story Musgrave, Jenny Thompson and many more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons?” and “Which celebrities are Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons alumni?”

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Story Musgrave is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
Story Musgrave Biophysicist, Public speaker, Physiologist Franklin Story Musgrave is an American physician and a retired NASA astronaut. He is a public speaker and consultant to both Disney's Imagineering group and Applied Minds in California. In 1996 ...more

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Robin Cook is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
Robin Cook Novelist, Author, Physician Dr. Robert Brian "Robin" Cook is an American physician and novelist who writes about medicine and topics affecting public health. He is best known for combining medical writing with ...more

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Alfred Mirsky is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
Alfred Mirsky Alfred Ezra Mirsky was an American pioneer in molecular biology. Mirsky graduated from Harvard College in 1922, after which he studied for two years at the Columbia University College of ...more

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Joshua Lederberg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
Joshua Lederberg Microbiologist, Molecular Biologist, Scientist Joshua Lederberg, ForMemRS was an American molecular biologist known for his work in microbial genetics, artificial intelligence, and the United States space program. He was just 33 years old ...more

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Jacob M. Appel is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
Jacob M. Appel Bioethicist, Author, Playwright Jacob M. Appel is an American author, bioethicist, physician, lawyer and social critic. Born in the Bronx and raised in Scarsdale, New York, Appel is best known for his short stories, his work ...more

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Joseph LeConte is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
Joseph LeConte Geologist Joseph LeConte was a physician, geologist, professor at the University of California, Berkeley and early California conservationist.

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Ira Remsen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
Ira Remsen Chemist Ira Remsen was a chemist who, along with Constantin Fahlberg, discovered the artificial sweetener saccharin. He was the second president of Johns Hopkins University.

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Jenny Thompson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
Jenny Thompson Anesthesiologist, Swimmer Jennifer Beth Thompson is an American former competition swimmer, and one of the most decorated Olympians in history, winning twelve medals, including eight gold medals, in the 1992, 1996, 2000, ...more

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Thomas C. Chalmers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
Thomas C. Chalmers Scientist, Physician Thomas Clark Chalmers, MD, FACP was famous for his role in the development of the randomized controlled trial and meta-analysis in medical research. Chalmers began his higher education as an ...more

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Christian Archibald Herter is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
Christian Archibald Herter Physician Christian Archibald Herter was an American physician and pathologist noted for his work on diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. He was co-founder of the Journal of Biological Chemistry.

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William Stewart Halsted is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
William Stewart Halsted Physician, Surgeon William Stewart Halsted, M.D. was an American surgeon who emphasized strict aseptic technique during surgical procedures, was an early champion of newly discovered anesthetics, and introduced ...more

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Gurdon Buck is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
Gurdon Buck Surgeon Gurdon Buck was a pioneer military plastic surgeon during the Civil War. He's known for being the first doctor to incorporate pre and post-operative photographs into his publications. Buck's ...more

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Harold E. Varmus is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
Harold E. Varmus Scientist Harold Eliot Varmus is an American Nobel Prize-winning scientist and the 14th Director of the National Cancer Institute, a post he was appointed to by President Barack Obama. He was a ...more

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Ida Rolf is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
Ida Rolf Chemist, Scientist Ida Pauline Rolf was a biochemist and the creator of Structural Integration or "Rolfing".

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Jesse William Lazear is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
Jesse William Lazear Physician Jesse William Lazear was an American physician.

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Dickinson W. Richards is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
Dickinson W. Richards Physician Dickinson Woodruff Richards, Jr. was an American physician and physiologist. He was a co-recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1956 with André Cournand and Werner ...more

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Oswald Avery is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
Oswald Avery Physician Oswald FRS was a Canadian-born American physician and medical researcher. The major part of his career was spent at the Rockefeller University Hospital in New York City. Avery was one of the ...more

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William I. Sirovich is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
William I. Sirovich Politician, Physician, Banker William Irving Sirovich was an American politician from New York. Sirovich was born in 1882 in York County, Pennsylvania to Hungarian immigrants Rev. Jacob and Rose Sirovich. The family moved to ...more

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Robert Coles is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
Robert Coles Child Psychiatrist, Professor, Psychologist Robert Coles is an American author, child psychiatrist, and professor emeritus at Harvard University.

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Rogers Morton is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
Rogers Morton Politician Rogers Clark Ballard Morton was an American politician who served as the U.S. Secretary of the Interior and Secretary of Commerce during the administrations of Presidents Richard M. Nixon and ...more

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Armand Hammer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
Armand Hammer Business magnate, Physician Armand Hammer was an American business manager and owner, most closely associated with Occidental Petroleum, a company he ran from 1957 until his death, though he was known as well for his art ...more

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Baruch Samuel Blumberg is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
Baruch Samuel Blumberg Scientist, Physician Baruch Samuel Blumberg — known as Barry Blumberg — was an American physician, geneticist, and co-recipient of the 1976 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work on the hepatitis B virus ...more

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T. Berry Brazelton is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
T. Berry Brazelton Pediatrician, Author, Presenter 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 ...more

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Benjamin Spock is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
Benjamin Spock Pediatrician, Physician 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 ...more

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William H. Welch is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
William H. Welch Physician William Henry Welch was an American physician, pathologist, bacteriologist, and medical school administrator. He was one of the "Big Four" founding professors at the Johns Hopkins ...more

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P. Roy Vagelos is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
P. Roy Vagelos Businessperson, Entrepreneur Pindaros Roy Vagelos, better known as P. Roy Vagelos or Roy Vagelos, was president and chief executive officer and chairman of the multinational pharmaceutical company Merck. He attracted ...more

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Robert Lefkowitz is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
Robert Lefkowitz Professor, Physician Robert Joseph Lefkowitz is an American physician and biochemist. He is best known for his work with G protein-coupled receptors, for which, with Brian Kobilka, he was awarded the 2012 Nobel ...more

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Stephen Barrett is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
Stephen Barrett Psychiatrist, Physician, Science writer Stephen Joel Barrett is an American retired psychiatrist, author, co-founder of the National Council Against Health Fraud, and the webmaster of Quackwatch. He runs a number of websites dealing ...more

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John K. Lattimer is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
John K. Lattimer Physician Dr. John Kingsley Lattimer was a urologist who did extensive research on the Lincoln and Kennedy assassinations, becoming the first medical specialist not affiliated with the United States ...more

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William Bleckwenn is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
William Bleckwenn Physician William Jefferson Bleckwenn was an American neurologist, psychiatrist, and military physician, who was instrumental in developing the treatment known as "narcoanalysis" or ...more

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Loren Galler-Rabinowitz is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
Loren Galler-Rabinowitz Loren Galler-Rabinowitz is an American ice dancer and pageant titleholder. She is the 2004 U.S. ice dancing bronze medalist with David Mitchell. Galler-Rabinowitz competed in the Miss America ...more

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Charles McBurney is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
Charles McBurney Surgeon Charles Heber McBurney, MD was an American surgeon, well known for describing McBurney's point in appendicitis.

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George Huntington is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
George Huntington Physician George Huntington was an American physician who contributed a classic clinical description of the disease that bears his name – Huntington's disease. Huntington described this condition in the ...more

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John E. Sarno is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
John E. Sarno Physician, Writer John E. Sarno is Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, and attending physician at the Howard A. Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, New York ...more

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Michael Argenziano is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
Michael Argenziano Physician, Surgeon

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George Suckley is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
George Suckley Physician, Surgeon George Suckley was an American physician and naturalist notable as an explorer of the Washington and Oregon territories in the 1850s, and describer of several new fish species. He was born in ...more

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William Bates is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
William Bates William Horatio Bates was an American physician who practiced ophthalmology and developed what became known as the Bates Method for better eyesight, an educational method intended to improve ...more

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Hans Zinsser is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
Hans Zinsser Bacteriologist, Author, Physician Hans Zinsser was an American physician, bacteriologist, and prolific author. The author of over 200 books and medical articles, he was also a published poet. Some of his verses were published in ...more

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Henry Koplik is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
Henry Koplik Physician Henry Koplik was an American physician. He was educated at the College of the City of New York and at the College of Physicians and Surgeons, and earned his medical degree in 1881. He took a ...more

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James Peter Warbasse is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
James Peter Warbasse Surgeon Dr. James Peter Warbasse was an American surgeon and advocate for cooperatives. He founded the Cooperative League of the United States of America and was its president from 1916 to 1941.

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Samuel Guthrie is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
Samuel Guthrie Inventor, Physician Samuel Guthrie was an American physician from Hounsfield, New York. He invented a form of percussion powder and also the punch lock for igniting it, which made the flintlock musket obsolete. He ...more

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Judd Marmor is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
Judd Marmor Judd Marmor was an American psychiatrist known for his role in removing homosexuality from the American Psychiatric Association Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.

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Richard B. Dominick is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
Richard B. Dominick Ophthalmology Richard Bayard Dominick was an ophthalmologist, outdoorsman, and amateur lepidopterist. He is best known for his extensive collection of moths and butterflies in South Carolina. He established ...more

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Maxwell Maltz is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
Maxwell Maltz Writer Maxwell Maltz was an American cosmetic surgeon and author of Psycho-Cybernetics, which was a system of ideas that he claimed could improve one's self-image. In turn, the person would lead a more ...more

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Lewis Sayre is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
Lewis Sayre Surgeon Lewis Albert Sayre was a leading American orthopedic surgeon of the 19th century. He performed the first operation to cure the hip-joint ankylosis and introduced the method of suspending the ...more

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John Franklin Gray is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
John Franklin Gray Physician John Franklin Gray was an American educator and physician a pioneer in the field of homoeopathy and one of its first practitioners in the United States. He is also recognized as an important ...more

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Norton Strange Townshend is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
Norton Strange Townshend Norton Strange Townshend was a United States Representative from Ohio.

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Joan E. Morgenthau Hirschhorn is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni

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Mark Josephson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
Mark Josephson Mark E. Josephson, M.D., is an American cardiologist and writer, who was in the 1970s one of the American pioneers of the medical cardiology subspecialty of cardiac electrophysiology. His ...more

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Judith Sulzberger is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons Alumni
Judith Sulzberger Judith Peixotto Sulzberger of New York, New York, was a physician and philanthropist. Her family has been associated with The New York Times since her grandfather, Adolph Ochs purchased the ...more