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List Rules People on this list must have gone to St Bartholomew's Hospital and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from St Bartholomew's Hospital, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from St Bartholomew's Hospital include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished St Bartholomew's Hospital alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended St Bartholomew's Hospital are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from St Bartholomew's Hospital.

Alumni include Elizabeth Blackwell, Peter Wingfield and many additional graduates as well.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to St Bartholomew's Hospital?” and “Which celebrities are St Bartholomew's Hospital alumni?”

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Elizabeth Blackwell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous St Bartholomew's Hospital Alumni
Physician Elizabeth Blackwell was the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States, as well as the first woman on the UK Medical Register. She was the first woman to graduate from medical ...more

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William John Wills is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous St Bartholomew's Hospital Alumni
William John Wills William John Wills was a British surveyor who also trained for a while as a surgeon. He achieved fame as the second-in-command of the ill-fated Burke and Wills expedition, which was the first ...more

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Abraham Pineo Gesner is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous St Bartholomew's Hospital Alumni
Physician, Geologist Abraham Pineo Gesner was a Canadian physician and geologist who invented kerosene. Although Ignacy Łukasiewicz developed the modern kerosene lamp, starting the world's oil industry, Gesner is ...more

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John Hunter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous St Bartholomew's Hospital Alumni
Surgeon John Hunter FRS was a Scottish surgeon, one of the most distinguished scientists and surgeons of his day. He was an early advocate of careful observation and scientific method in medicine. He ...more

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Peter Wingfield is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous St Bartholomew's Hospital Alumni
Trampoline Gymnast, Actor Peter Wingfield is a Welsh born television actor, well known for his television roles as Dan Clifford in Holby City, Dr. Robert Helm in Queen of Swords and Inspector Simon Ross in Cold Squad but ...more

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Edward John Lewis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous St Bartholomew's Hospital Alumni
Surgeon Edward John Lewis was a Welsh medical doctor and international rugby union half-back who played club rugby for Llandovery College and international rugby for Wales. He won just a single game for ...more

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James Paget is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous St Bartholomew's Hospital Alumni
James Paget Scientist, Physician Sir James Paget, 1st Baronet was an English surgeon and pathologist who is best remembered for Paget's disease and who is considered, together with Rudolf Virchow, as one of the founders of ...more

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Richard Owen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous St Bartholomew's Hospital Alumni
Sir Richard Owen FRS KCB was an English biologist, comparative anatomist and paleontologist. Despite being a controversial figure, Owen is generally considered to have been an outstanding ...more

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Archibald Garrod is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous St Bartholomew's Hospital Alumni
Physician Sir Archibald Edward Garrod, KCMG, FRS was an English physician who pioneered the field of inborn errors of metabolism. He also discovered alkaptonuria, understanding its inheritance. He served ...more

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James Underwood is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous St Bartholomew's Hospital Alumni
James Underwood Scientist, Physician Sir James Underwood FMedSci is a British pathologist who was awarded a knighthood for services to medicine in the 2005 New Year honours list.

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Edward Bancroft is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous St Bartholomew's Hospital Alumni
Edward Bancroft Scientist, Physician Edward Bancroft was an American physician and double-agent spy during the American Revolution. Bancroft worked as a spy for Benjamin Franklin in Britain before the Revolution, and while serving ...more

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Edward Treharne is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous St Bartholomew's Hospital Alumni
Edward Treharne Edward Llewellyn Treharne was a Welsh rugby union forward who played club rugby for Pontypridd and Cardiff, and international rugby for Wales. He is most notable for being a member of the first ...more

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John Griffin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous St Bartholomew's Hospital Alumni
John Griffin was an English doctor who became an international rugby union forward for Wales despite having no connections to the country.

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Kenneth McKee is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous St Bartholomew's Hospital Alumni
Kenneth McKee George Kenneth "Ken" McKee was an English orthopaedist, one of the pioneers of hip replacement surgery in the 1950s. He is now honoured with a bust at the Norfolk and Norwich