Chinese People Famous Physicians from China

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List of notable or famous physicians from China, with bios and photos, including the top physicians born in China and even some popular physicians who immigrated to China. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Chinese 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 China is included when available.

List people range from Sun Yat-sen to Chua Soi Lek.

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

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Buwei Yang Chao

Buwei Yang Chao was an American Chinese physician, writer of recipes, and wife of the eminent linguist Yuen Ren Chao. She was born in Nanjing into the Yang family but was looked after by her aunt and uncle. She was sent to Japan to attend the Tokyo Women's Medical College. After graduating as a medical doctor, she returned to China where she met her future husband. They married on June 1, 1921. They had four daughters; the eldest, Rulan Chao, helped in the writing of her book of recipes. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 92 (1889-1981)

Birthplace: Nanjing, China

Chua Soi Lek is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Physicians from China
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Tan Sri Dr. Chua Soi Lek; born 2 January 1947, also known as Chua Kin Seng, is a Chinese Malaysian politician from the state of Johor. He is married to Datin Seri Wong Sek Hin. They have three children. He is the 9th President of the Malaysian Chinese Association. He was trained in psychology and practised psychiatry before entering politics through his involvement with the Malaysian Chinese Association. He held the post of Minister of Health from 2004 until 2008. Chua set up his medical practice in 1977 after serving as a medical officer at the Batu Pahat Hospital. He sold the clinic in 1990 to pursue a full-time career in politics with MCA. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 72

Birthplace: Batu Pahat, Malaysia

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Dr. Aihan Kuhn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Physicians from China
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Dr. Kuan Huang

Dr. Kuan Huang, the first Chinese person to study medicine abroad, a Cantonese who went to Edinburgh University in Scotland, and then disseminated what he had learned on returning to his native Canton. This brought about a new generation of doctors who saw a wealth of knowledge in Western medicine. He studied at the University of Edinburgh between 1850 and 1855, and was an intern until 1857. Then he went back to Hong Kong and one year later he moved to Canton in 1858. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 49 (1829-1878)