Famous Physicians from China

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 (née Yang Buwei; simplified Chinese: 杨步伟; traditional Chinese: 楊步偉; pinyin: Yáng Bùwěi; 1889–1981) was a Chinese-American physician and writer of recipes and was married to linguist Yuen Ren Chao. She was one of the first women to practice Western medicine in China.
    • Age: Dec. at 92 (1889-1981)
    • Birthplace: Nanjing, China
  • Tan Sri Datuk Seri Dr. Chua Soi Lek (simplified Chinese: 蔡细历; traditional Chinese: 蔡細歷; pinyin: Cài Xìlì; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Chuà Soè-li̍k); born 2 January 1947, also known as Chua Kin Seng, is a Chinese Malaysian politician from the state of Johor. He is the 9th President of the Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA), a major component party in Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition. He held the post of Minister of Health from 2004 until 2008.
    • Age: 75
    • Birthplace: Batu Pahat, Malaysia
  • Dr. Aihan Kuhn
    Photo: user uploaded image
  • Dr. Wong Fun (simplified Chinese: 黄宽; traditional Chinese: 黄寬; pinyin: Huang Kuan; 1829–1878) was one of the first Chinese to study in Europe. After completing his medical degree at the University of Edinburgh, he returned to China and disseminated what he had learned.
    • Age: Dec. at 49 (1829-1878)