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Famous Physicians from India

Updated June 14, 2019 40.3k views45 items

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

List features famous Indian doctors like, Deepak Chopra, Aditi Gowitrikar and more.

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

Use this list of renowned Indian 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.
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    A. G. K. Gokhale is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Physicians from India

    BirthplaceVijayawada, India

    Dr A. G. K. Gokhale is an Indian Cardiac Surgeon at Yashoda Hospitals, Secunderabad. He is... more
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    A. K. Patel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Physicians from India

    BirthplaceIndia

    A. K. Patel is a former union minister of state in Government of India. He served as Minister... more
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    A. Lakshmanaswami Mudaliar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Physicians from India

    A. Lakshmanaswami Mudaliar

    Dec. at 87 (1887-1974)
    Diwan Bahadur Sir Arcot Lakshmanaswami Mudaliar, FRCOG, FACS (14 October 1887 – 15 April 1974)... more
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    Abraham Verghese is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Physicians from India

    Abraham Verghese

    Age: 65

    BirthplaceAddis Ababa, Ethiopia

    Abraham Verghese (born 1955) is an American physician, author, Professor for the Theory and... more
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    Acacio Gabriel Viegas is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Physicians from India

    Acacio Gabriel Viegas

    Dec. at 77 (1856-1933)

    BirthplaceArpora

    Acacio Gabriel Viegas (1 April 1856—1933) was a medical practitioner who was credited with the... more
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    Aditi Gowitrikar is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Physicians from India

    BirthplacePanvel, India

    Aditi Govitrikar (born 14 May 1972) is an Indian model, actress and a doctor. From 1997 until... more
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    Ajmal Ameer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Physicians from India
    Ajmal Ameer is an Indian film actor and physician, who works in the Malayalam, Tamil, and... more
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    Anil Aggrawal is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Physicians from India

    Anil Aggrawal

    Age: 64

    BirthplaceNew Delhi, India

    Anil Aggrawal is a professor of forensic medicine at the Maulana Azad Medical College, New... more
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    Arastu Yar Jung is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Physicians from India

    Arastu Yar Jung

    Dec. at 82 (1858-1940)

    BirthplaceIndia

    Nawab Arastu Yar Jung (10 June 1858 – 25 March 1940)(Arabic: نواب أرسطو يار جنك) was a... more
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    Aroup Chatterjee is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Physicians from India

    Aroup Chatterjee

    Aroup Chatterjee (born 23 June 1958) is a British Indian author and physician. He was born in... more
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    Balakrishna Chintaman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Physicians from India

    Balakrishna Chintaman

    Balakrishna Chintaman was the father of Shreeram Lagoo.
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    Bhau Daji is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Physicians from India

    Bhau Daji

    Dec. at 52 (1822-1874)

    BirthplaceIndia

    Bhau Daji Lad (Ramachandra Vitthal Lad) (1824–74) was an Indian physician, Sanskrit scholar,... more
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    Bidhan Chandra Roy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Physicians from India

    Bidhan Chandra Roy

    Dec. at 80 (1882-1962)

    BirthplaceBankipore

    Bidhan Chandra Roy MD DSc MRCP, FRCS; (1 July 1882 – 1 July 1962) was an eminent Indian... more
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    Binayak Sen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Physicians from India

    BirthplaceIndia

    He is the recipient of several awards including the Jonathan Mann Award, the Gwangju... more
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    Binod Bihari Verma is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Physicians from India

    Binod Bihari Verma

    Dec. at 66 (1937-2003)

    BirthplaceBihar, India

    Binod Bihari Verma (1937–2003) was a Maithili writer, doctor and member of the military. He is... more
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    C. P. Thakur is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Physicians from India

    BirthplaceEurasia, Bihar, India

    Chandreshwar Prasad "C P" Thakur (born 3 September 1931) is a current member of Rajya Sabha, a... more
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    Debendra Pradhan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Physicians from India

    Debendra Pradhan

    Age: 79

    BirthplaceOdisha, India

    Debendra Pradhan (Odia language:ଦେବେନ୍ଦ୍ର ପ୍ରଧାନ) born 1997, is a former minister of state of... more
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    Deepak Chopra is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Physicians from India

    BirthplaceNew Delhi, India

    Deepak Chopra (; Hindi: [d̪iːpək tʃoːpraː]; born October 22, 1946) is an Indian-born American... more

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    Dhrubajyoti Bora is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Physicians from India

    Dhrubajyoti Bora

    Age: 64

    BirthplaceShillong, India

    Dhrubajyoti Bora (a.k.a. Dhruba Jyoti Borah) (Assamese: ধ্ৰুৱজ্যোতি বৰা), a medical doctor by... more
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    R. Kesavan Nair is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Physicians from India

    R. Kesavan Nair

    Dr R Kesavan Nair (valia Kesavan Nair) was the Professor of Surgery at Medical College,... more
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    Dr. Manikanda Prabhu is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Physicians from India

    Dr. Manikanda Prabhu

    Manikanda Prabhu is the son of Senthil.
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    Fathullah Shirazi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Physicians from India
    Fathullah Shirazi (c. 1582), sometimes referred to as Amir Fathullah Shirazi, was a... more
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    Gautam Goswami is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Physicians from India

    Gautam Goswami

    Dec. at 43 (1966-2009)
    Gautam Goswami was an Indian civil servant of 1991-batch from Bihar cadre, who had faced... more
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    Irfan Khan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Physicians from India

    Irfan Khan

    On 5 July 2005, five terrorists attacked the makeshift Ram temple at the site of destroyed... more
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    Jasbir Singh Bajaj is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Physicians from India

    Jasbir Singh Bajaj

    Jasbir Singh Bajaj is a noted Indian physician specializing in the treatment of diabetes.
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