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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and be of some renown.

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

Everything from Gertrude Stein to Helen B. Taussig is included on this list.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine?” and “Which celebrities are Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine alumni?”

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Harvey Williams Cushing is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Harvey Williams Cushing Neurosurgery, Scientist, Physician Harvey Williams Cushing was an American neurosurgeon. A pioneer of brain surgery, he was the first person to describe Cushing's disease. He is often called the "father of modern

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Gertrude Stein is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Gertrude Stein Poet, Librettist, Author Gertrude Stein was an American writer of novels, poetry and plays. Born in West Allegheny, Pennsylvania and raised in Oakland, California, Stein moved to Paris in 1903, making France her home ...more

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Helen B. Taussig is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Helen B. Taussig Physician Helen Brooke Taussig was an American cardiologist, working in Baltimore and Boston who founded the field of pediatric cardiology. Notably, she is credited with developing the concept for a ...more

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Victor A. McKusick is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Victor A. McKusick Professor Victor Almon McKusick, internist and medical geneticist, was University Professor of Medical Genetics and Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA. He was a ...more

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George L. Engel is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
George L. Engel George Libman Engel was an American psychiatrist. He spent most of his career at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, New York. He is best known for his formulation of the ...more

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Joseph Erlanger is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Joseph Erlanger Scientist Joseph Erlanger was an American physiologist who is best known for his contributions to the field of neuroscience. Together with Herbert Spencer Gasser, he identified several varieties of nerve ...more

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Keith Ablow is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Keith Ablow Psychiatrist, Talk show host, Novelist Keith Russell Ablow is an American psychiatrist, author and television personality. He is also a contributor on psychiatry for Fox News Channel.

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Denton Cooley is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Denton Cooley Surgeon Denton Arthur Cooley is an American heart surgeon famous for performing the first implantation of a total artificial heart. Cooley is also founder and surgeon in-chief of The Texas Heart ...more

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Richard Axel is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Richard Axel Scientist Richard Axel is a molecular biologist and University Professor in the Department of Neuroscience at Columbia University and investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. His work on the ...more

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Curtis Ruegg is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Curtis Ruegg Curtis Ruegg is Executive Vice President of Research and Development with Revance Theraputics. He was with Activated Cell Therapy, Inc.

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George Whipple is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
George Whipple Physician George Hoyt Whipple was an American physician, pathologist, biomedical researcher, and medical school educator and administrator. Whipple shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1934 ...more

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Alfred Blalock is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Alfred Blalock Physician, Surgeon Alfred Blalock was a 20th-century American surgeon most noted for his research on the medical condition of shock and for the development of the Blalock-Taussig Shunt, a surgical procedure he ...more

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Florence R. Sabin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Florence R. Sabin Physician Florence Rena Sabin was an American medical scientist. She was a pioneer for women in science; she was the first woman to hold a full professorship at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, the first ...more

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Hamilton O. Smith is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Hamilton O. Smith Hamilton Othanel Smith is an American microbiologist and Nobel laureate. Smith was born on August 23, 1931, and graduated from University Laboratory High School of Urbana, Illinois. He attended ...more

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Peter Pronovost is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Peter Pronovost Professor, Physician Peter J. Pronovost is an intensive care specialist physician at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. He is a Professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in the ...more

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Denny Zeitlin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Denny Zeitlin Jazz Pianist, Pianist, Composer Denny Zeitlin is an American jazz pianist and composer, and a clinical professor of psychiatry at University of California, San Francisco. Since 1963, he has recorded more than 35 albums, ...more

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Stanley Cobb is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Stanley Cobb Scientist, Physician Stanley Cobb was a neurologist and could be considered "the founder of biological psychiatry in the United States".

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Candace Pert is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Candace Pert Scientist Candace Beebe Pert was an American neuroscientist and pharmacologist who discovered the opiate receptor, the cellular binding site for endorphins in the brain.

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Michael Merzenich is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Michael Merzenich Professor, Neuroscientist Michael M. Merzenich is a professor emeritus neuroscientist at the University of California, San Francisco. His contributions to the field are numerous. He took the sensory cortex maps developed ...more

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Maclyn McCarty is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Maclyn McCarty Scientist Maclyn McCarty was an American geneticist. Maclyn McCarty, who devoted his life as a physician-scientist to studying infectious disease organisms, was best known for his part in the monumental ...more

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Bernadine Healy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Bernadine Healy Politician, Physician Bernadine Patricia Healy was an American physician, cardiologist, academic and a former head of the National Institutes of Health. She was a professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins University, ...more

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Dorothy Reed Mendenhall is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Dorothy Reed Mendenhall Dorothy Mabel Reed Mendenhall a prominent pediatric physician specializing in cellular pathology. In 1901 she proved that Hodgkin's disease was not a form of tuberculosis, and discovered the ...more

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Marcel Roche is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Marcel Roche Physician Marcel Roche Dugand was a physician, scientist and scientific leader. He was born into a wealthy family of French origin. His father, Luis Roche was a well known urbanist. His secondary ...more

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Duane Alexander is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Duane Alexander Physician Duane Alexander is an American physician who was the director of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development from 1986 through 2009. In 2009 he moved to the position of senior ...more

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Ernest William Goodpasture is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Ernest William Goodpasture Physician Dr. Ernest William Goodpasture was an American pathologist and physician. Goodpasture advanced the scientific understanding of the pathogenesis of infectious diseases, parasitism, and a variety ...more

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Thomas McPherson Brown is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Thomas McPherson Brown Physician Thomas McPherson Brown was a renowned rheumatologist who, over a medical career spanning 50 years, pioneered antibiotic treatments for rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma, lupus and other collagen ...more

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Victor Velculescu is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Victor Velculescu Physician Victor E. Velculescu, is a Professor of Oncology and Co-Director of Cancer Biology at the The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. [1,2]. He is internationally known for his discoveries ...more

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Harry Tiebout is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Harry Tiebout Harry M. Tiebout M.D. was an American psychiatrist who promoted the Alcoholics Anonymous approach to the public, patients and fellow professionals. He served on the Board of Trustees of ...more

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Mary Ellen Avery is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Mary Ellen Avery Mary Ellen Avery was an American pediatrician. In the 1950s, Dr. Avery's pioneering research efforts helped lead to the discovery of the main cause of respiratory distress syndrome in premature ...more

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Mutahar Fauzia is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Mutahar Fauzia Physician Dr. Mutahar Fauzia is an American reproductive endocrinologist and OB/GYN of Pakistani origin. Dr. Fauzia was born into a well-to-do business family in Lahore, Pakistan. She attended the Convent ...more

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Walter Dandy is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Walter Dandy Walter Edward Dandy was an American neurosurgeon and scientist. He is considered one of the founding fathers of neurosurgery, along with Victor Horsley and Harvey Cushing. Dandy is credited with ...more

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Lenox D. Baker, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Lenox D. Baker, Jr. Lenox D. Baker Jr., M.D. has been President of the Mid-Atlantic Cardiothoracic Surgeons Ltd. since 1979. He has been a Director of Wellpoint Inc. (Formerly Anthem Inc) since 2002.

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Steve Doberstein is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Steve Doberstein Steve Doberstein applies his extensive experience in protein engineering and biologics discovery to leading FivePrime's research activities. Prior to joining FivePrime, Dr. Doberstein served as ...more

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Robert Poston is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Robert Poston Cardiac surgeon Robert S. Poston is an American cardiac surgeon at University of Arizona Medical Center most noted for his research in robot-assisted heart surgery and Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery. Dr. ...more

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Harry Klinefelter is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Harry Klinefelter Harry Fitch Klinefelter, Jr. was an American rheumatologist and endocrinologist. Klinefelter syndrome is named after him.

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Katharine Krom Merritt is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Katharine Krom Merritt Katharine Krom Merritt was an American physician specializing in pediatrics. The Kasabach–Merritt syndrome is named after Haig Kasabach and her. She was also a member of the International ...more

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Daniel I. Linzer is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Daniel I. Linzer Daniel I. H. Linzer is an American molecular biologist and academic administrator. Linzer was named provost of Northwestern University on September 1, 2007 having previously served as Dean and ...more

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Bert Vogelstein is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Bert Vogelstein Bert Vogelstein is Director of the Ludwig Center, Clayton Professor of Oncology and Pathology and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator at The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions. A ...more

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Jonathan Simons is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Jonathan Simons Jonathan W. Simons, MD is an internationally recognized physician-scientist, medical oncologist, and internationally recognized leader in prostate cancer research. Simons is currently the ...more

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John R. Paul is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
John R. Paul John Rodman Paul was an American virologist whose research focused on the spread of polio and the development of treatments for the disease.

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Mary Guinan is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Mary Guinan Mary Guinan, Ph.D., M.D. is the Dean of School of Community Health Sciences, at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Dr. Guinan is known for her work in the initial investigation of the HIV/AIDS ...more

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Kuldev Singh is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Kuldev Singh Professor Kuldev Singh is Professor of Ophthalmology at the Stanford University Medical Center at Stanford University.

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Eliza Farmer Chakravarty is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Eliza Farmer Chakravarty Professor Eliza Farmer Chakravarty is Associate Member Arthritis & Clinical Immunology Research Program at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation.

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Heather A. Wakelee is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Heather A. Wakelee Professor Heather A. Wakelee is Assistant Professor of Medicine (Oncology) at the Stanford University Medical Center at Stanford University.

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Richard B. North is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Richard B. North Richard B. North practices neurosurgery in Baltimore, MD. At the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, he directed the Neurosurgery Spine Service for 16 years and co-directed the Division ...more

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Lemuel Diggs is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Lemuel Diggs Lemuel Whitley Diggs was a pathologist who specialized in sickle cell anemia and hematology.

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Csaba P. Kovesdy is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Csaba P. Kovesdy Csaba P. Kovesdy is an American nephrologist and a Professor of Medicine-Nephrology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center as well as Chief of Nephrology at the Memphis Veterans ...more

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Eugenio Fernández Cerra is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Eugenio Fernández Cerra Politician, Physician Eugenio Fernández Cerra was a prominent Chest Physician and former Senator in the Puerto Rico Legislature for the Partido Popular Democratico. Fernández Cerra graduated from Johns ...more

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Douglas Jabs is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Douglas Jabs Douglas Jabs, M.D., M.B.A., is an American ophthalmologist and an expert in clinical research in the fields of ophthalmology and uveitis. Jabs is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the ...more

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Thomas J. Kelly is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Thomas J. Kelly Thomas J. Kelly is an American cancer researcher whose work focuses on the molecular mechanisms of DNA replication. Kelly is director of the Sloan-Kettering Institute, the basic research arm of ...more