Famous Physicians from Brazil

List of notable or famous physicians from Brazil, with bios and photos, including the top physicians born in Brazil and even some popular physicians who immigrated to Brazil. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Brazilian physicians then this list is the perfect resource for you. These physicians are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known physician from Brazil is included when available.

People on this list include Drauzio Varella and Juscelino Kubitschek.

This historic physicians from Brazil list can help answer the questions "Who are some Brazilian physicians of note?" and "Who are the most famous physicians from Brazil?" These prominent physicians of Brazil may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Brazilian physicians.

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  • Adolfo Lutz

    Adolfo Lutz

    Dec. at 85 (1855-1940)
    • Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Adolfo Lutz (6 October 1855 – 18 December 1940) was a Brazilian physician, father of tropical medicine and medical zoology in Brazil, and a pioneer epidemiologist and researcher in infectious ...more
  • Antonio Palocci

    Antonio Palocci

    Age: 62
    • Birthplace: Cosmorama, Brazil
    Antonio Palocci Filho (born 4 October 1960) is a Brazilian physician and politician, and formerly Chief of Staff of Brazil under President Dilma Rousseff. He was the finance minister of the Brazilian ...more
    • Birthplace: Colina, Brazil
    Augusto Jorge Cury (born October 2, 1958) is a Brazilian physician, psychiatrist, psychotherapist and writer. He developed the Multifocal Theory, about the functioning of the mind and the ...more
  • Carlos Alberto de Barros Franco

    Carlos Alberto de Barros Franco

    Age: 77
    • Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Carlos Alberto de Barros Franco (born 19 May 1946), is a Brazilian physician and professor, specializing in Pneumology. He graduated in 1971.
  • Carlos Chagas
    Dec. at 55 (1879-1934)
    • Birthplace: Oliveira, Brazil
    Carlos Justiniano Ribeiro Chagas, or Carlos Chagas (Portuguese: [ˈkaʁlus ʒuʃtʃĩniˈɐ̃nu ʁiˈbejɾu ˈʃaɡɐs]; July 9, 1879 – November 8, 1934), was a Brazilian sanitary physician, scientist, and ...more
  • Carlos Chagas Filho
    Dec. at 89 (1910-2000)
    Carlos Chagas Filho (September 10, 1910 – February 16, 2000) was a Brazilian physician, biologist and scientist active in the field of neuroscience. He was internationally renowned for his ...more