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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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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