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Famous alumni from NYU School of Medicine; graduates who have achieved stature in their field. Photos are included in this notable New York University School of Medicine alumni list. Prominent alums from this institution include celebrities, politicians, business people, and more. This list of distinguished NYU School of Medicine alumni is alphabetical and sortable by column if you need to search by specific criteria. Please note that this directory is not just composed of graduates of this school; you can find any famous people who attended this school for at least a semester here. Steve Shak and Jonas Salk are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list (26 items)

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Carl Icahn is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous NYU School Of Medicine Alumni/Students
Businessperson, Investor, Financier Carl Celian Icahn is an American businessman, activist shareholder, and investor. He is the majority shareholder of Icahn Enterprises, a diversified holding company.

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Jonas Salk is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous NYU School Of Medicine Alumni/Students
Medical researcher, Virologist, Scientist Jonas Edward Salk was an American medical researcher and virologist. He discovered and developed the first successful inactivated polio vaccine. Born in New York City, he attended New York ...more

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Albert Sabin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous NYU School Of Medicine Alumni/Students
Scientist, Physician Albert Bruce Sabin was a Polish American medical researcher best known for having developed an oral polio vaccine. Sabin was born in Białystok, in Russian Poland to Polish-Jewish parents, Jacob ...more

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Henry Draper is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous NYU School Of Medicine Alumni/Students
Physician, Astronomer Henry Draper was an American doctor and amateur astronomer. He is best known today as a pioneer of astrophotography.

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Eric Kandel is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous NYU School Of Medicine Alumni/Students
Psychiatrist, Professor, Neuroscientist Eric Richard Kandel is an American neuropsychiatrist. He was a recipient of the 2000 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his research on the physiological basis of memory storage in ...more

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Lewis Thomas is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous NYU School Of Medicine Alumni/Students
Etymologist, Poet, Educator Lewis Thomas was an American physician, poet, etymologist, essayist, administrator, educator, policy advisor, and researcher. Thomas was born in Flushing, New York and attended Princeton ...more

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John R. Park is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous NYU School Of Medicine Alumni/Students
John Rockey Park was a prominent educator in the Territory and State of Utah in the late 19th century, and in many ways was the intellectual father of the University of Utah.

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Hermann Biggs is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous NYU School Of Medicine Alumni/Students
Physician, Science writer Hermann Michael Biggs was an American physician and pioneer in the field of public health who helped apply the science of bacteriology to the prevention and control of infectious diseases. He ...more

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Frank H. Netter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous NYU School Of Medicine Alumni/Students
Physician, Surgeon Frank H. Netter was an American surgeon and celebrated medical illustrator. The first edition of his Atlas of Human Anatomy — his "personal Sistine Chapel" — was published in 1989; he ...more

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Joseph Goldberger is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous NYU School Of Medicine Alumni/Students
Physician Joseph Goldberger was an American physician and epidemiologist employed in the United States Public Health Service. He was an advocate for scientific and social recognition of the links between ...more

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Frederick Cook is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous NYU School Of Medicine Alumni/Students
Physician Frederick Albert Cook was an American explorer, physician, and ethnographer, noted for his claim of having reached the North Pole on April 21, 1908. This was a year before April 6, 1909, the ...more

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Michael Baden is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous NYU School Of Medicine Alumni/Students
Pathologist Michael Baden appeared in the 2012 documentary film West of Memphis.

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Stephen Sternberg is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous NYU School Of Medicine Alumni/Students
Editing, Author, Physician Stephen S. Sternberg, M.D., F.C.A.P. is a retired American surgical pathologist, who worked at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center for his entire career. He is well known because of his ...more

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John Hochman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous NYU School Of Medicine Alumni/Students
John Hochman John Ira Hochman is an American forensic psychiatrist and surgeon who has written about the psychology of "cults", abuse and false memory syndrome.

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Seymour B. Young is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous NYU School Of Medicine Alumni/Students
Physician Seymour Bicknell Young, Sr. was a general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1882 until his death.

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Steve Shak is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous NYU School Of Medicine Alumni/Students
Steve Shak, MD served as Chief Medical Officer for Genomic Health since December 2000. From July 1996 to October 2000, Steve served in various roles in Medical Affairs at Genentech, Inc., most ...more

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William Lorenz is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous NYU School Of Medicine Alumni/Students
William Lorenz William F. Lorenz was a Major in the United States Army Medical Corps during World War I. He was awarded the Army Distinguished Service Medal for his combat actions in France, and had previously ...more

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Joshua Makower, M.D. is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous NYU School Of Medicine Alumni/Students
Dr. Makower is the Founder Chief Executive Officer of ExploraMed II, Inc., a medical device incubator based on the west coast and is also a Venture Partner with New Enterprise Associates. Dr. ...more

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Daniel Bernstein is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous NYU School Of Medicine Alumni/Students
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May Edward Chinn is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous NYU School Of Medicine Alumni/Students
May Edward Chinn Physician May Edward Chinn was an African-American woman physician. She was the first African-American woman to graduate from Bellevue Hospital Medical College and the first African-American woman to ...more

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David Muller is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous NYU School Of Medicine Alumni/Students
David Muller David Muller, M.D., is Dean for Medical Education and the Marietta and Charles C. Morchand Chair in Medical Education at The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City. ...more

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Matthew Mirones is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous NYU School Of Medicine Alumni/Students
Matthew Mirones Politician Matthew Mirones is a former Republican politician from New York City who represented parts of Brooklyn and Staten Island in the New York State Assembly.

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Joseph J. Kinyoun is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous NYU School Of Medicine Alumni/Students
Joseph J. Kinyoun Joseph James Kinyoun MD was founder and first director 1887-1899 of the United States' Hygienic Laboratory, the predecessor of the National Institutes of Health.

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Lawrence G. Smith is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous NYU School Of Medicine Alumni/Students
Lawrence G. Smith Lawrence G. Smith, MD, MACP, is executive vice president and physician-in-chief of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, the senior physician on all clinical issues. In addition, Smith is the ...more

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Arthur Agatston is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous NYU School Of Medicine Alumni/Students
Arthur Agatston Author Arthur Agatston is an American cardiologist best known as the developer of the South Beach Diet, but also the author of many published scholarly papers in the field of noninvasive cardiac ...more

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William K. Oh is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous NYU School Of Medicine Alumni/Students
William K. Oh William K. Oh, M.D., is an American medical oncologist and expert in the management of genitourinary malignancies, including prostate, renal, bladder and testicular cancers. Oh is Chief of the ...more