Russian People Famous Physicians from Russia

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

Boris Morukov and Boris Yegorov are included on this list.

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

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Alexei Ivanovich Abrikosov was a Russian/Soviet pathologist, full member of the Soviet Academy of Sciences and Soviet Academy of Medical Sciences. He published a lot of works about pathological morphology of tuberculosis and tumors. One benign neuroectodermal tumor, described by Abrikosov as "myoblastomyoma", was named "Abrikosov's tumor". Also, he was author of fundamental multivolume handbook in special pathology. He is the father to Alexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov, a Soviet/Russian theoretical physicist and a co-recipient of the 2003 Nobel Prize in Physics. Abrikosov is thought to be one of the prototypes of Professor Persikov, the principal character of the story Fatal Eggs by Mikhail ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 80 (1875-1955)

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

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Boris Morukov is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Physicians from Russia
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Boris Vladimirovich Morukov was a Russian physician at the State Research Center RF-Institute for Biomedical Problems. He trained with the Russian Federal Space Agency as a research-cosmonaut and flew aboard NASA Space Shuttle mission STS-106 as a mission specialist. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 68

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

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Boris Borisovich Yegorov was a Soviet physician-cosmonaut who became the first physician to make a space flight. Yegorov came from a medical background, with his father a prominent heart surgeon, and his mother an ophthalmologist. He also selected medicine as a career and graduated from the "First Moscow Medical Institute" in 1961. During the course of his studies, he came into contact with Yuri Gagarin's training and became interested in space medicine. Yegorov was selected as a member of the multi-disciplinary team that flew on Voskhod 1. It has been suggested that his father's influence within the Politburo may have had some bearing on the selection. As a result of this space flight, ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 57 (1937-1994)

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

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Christian Rakovsky is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Physicians from Russia
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Christian Rakovsky was a Bulgarian socialist revolutionary, a Bolshevik politician and Soviet diplomat; he was also noted as a journalist, physician, and essayist. Rakovsky's political career took him throughout the Balkans and into France and Imperial Russia; for part of his life, he was also a Romanian citizen. A lifelong collaborator of Leon Trotsky, he was a prominent activist of the Second International, involved in politics with the Bulgarian Social Democratic Union, Romanian Social Democratic Party, and the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 68 (1873-1941)

Birthplace: Gradets, Bulgaria

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