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Famous Physicians from Greece

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

This list is made up of a variety of people, including Dimitris P. Kraniotis and Edouard Rafael Sassoon.

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

Use this list of renowned Greek physicians to discover some new physicians that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. {#nodes}
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    Agnodike

    Agnodice or Agnodike was the first female Athenian physician, midwife, and gynecologist, whose life was recounted by Gaius Julius Hyginus. Hyginus, who lived in the 1st century BCE, wrote about Agnodice in his Fabulae.... more on Wikipedia
    • Amalia Fleming, Lady Fleming, née Koutsouri-Vourekas (Greek: Αμαλία Κουτσούρη-Φλέμινγκ; 28 June 1912 – 26 February 1986) was a Greek physician, activist and politician.... more on Wikipedia
      • Age: Dec. at 74 (1912-1986)
      • Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
    • Dimitris P. Kraniotis (Greek: Δημήτρης Π Κρανιώτης; born 1966) is a contemporary Greek poet.... more on Wikipedia
      • Age: 54
      • Birthplace: Southeast Europe, Stomio, Larissa, Greece
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      Edouard Rafael Sassoon

      Andre Moses de Rothschild (b. 14 May 1948; d 2 August 1979) was born to Jewish parents in Canada. His mother whose family was originally from Salonika (Thessaloniki in Greece) was born in Sparta, Greece, she is a cousin of Elie Mordechai Faraggi (פרג'י), a Greek national hero killed in 1943 by the Nazis. Rothschild was a physician, humanitarian, and the only son of Abraham Joseph de Rothschild (1929-1984), and Stella Faraggi (1928-1980) and a member of the English Rothschild banking family. In 1979 while volunteering with a group of physicians in the Sudan, Rothschild was abducted and murdered by Sudan National Security agents who accused him of being a western and Israeli spy, which he was... more on Wikipedia
      • Age: Dec. at 36 (1949-1985)
      • Birthplace: Greece