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List of the most notable and famous Doctor of Medicines in the world, with photos when available. Most prominent Doctor of Medicines worldwide and top Doctor of Medicines in America can be found on this list ordered by their level of prominence,. From reputable Doctor of Medicines to the lesser known Doctor of Medicines in history and today, these are the top Doctor of Medicines in their field, and should answer the question "who are the most famous Doctor of Medicines in the world?". Items include everything from Victor J. Dzau to William F. Snow. You're able to copy this fact-based list to make your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share with your friends. (70 Items)

Michael Crichton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
John Michael Crichton, MD was an American best-selling author, physician, producer, director, and screenwriter, best known for his work in the science fiction, medical fiction, and thriller ...more

Mae Jemison is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
Mae Carol Jemison is an American physician and NASA astronaut. She became the first African American woman to travel in space when she went into orbit aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour on ...more

Story Musgrave is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
Franklin Story Musgrave is an American physician and a retired NASA astronaut. He is a public speaker and consultant to both Disney's Imagineering group and Applied Minds in California. In 1996 ...more

Roberta Bondar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
Roberta Bondar OC O.Ont FRCP FRSC is Canada's first female astronaut and the first neurologist in space. Following more than a decade as NASA's head of space medicine, Bondar became a consultant ...more

Robert Satcher is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
Robert Lee "Bobby" Satcher, Jr. is a physician, chemical engineer, and NASA astronaut. He became the first orthopedic surgeon in space during STS-129. He participated in 2 spacewalks ...more

Sonny Carter is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
Manley Lanier "Sonny" Carter, Jr. was an American physician, professional soccer player, United States Navy officer, and NASA astronaut who flew on STS-33.

David Wolf is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
David Alexander Wolf is an American astronaut, medical doctor, electrical engineer. Wolf has been to space four times. Three of his spaceflights were short-duration Space Shuttle missions, the ...more

Norman Thagard is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
Norman Earl Thagard is an American scientist and former NASA astronaut. He is the first American to ride to space on board a Russian vehicle, and can be considered the first American cosmonaut. ...more

Mahathir Mohamad is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad was the fourth Prime Minister of Malaysia. He held the post for 22 years from 1981 to 2003, making him Malaysia's longest-serving Prime Minister. His political ...more

Dafydd Williams is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
Dafydd Rhys "Dave" Williams OC is a Canadian physician and a retired CSA astronaut. Williams was a mission specialist on two space shuttle missions. His first spaceflight, STS-90 in ...more

William Frederick Fisher is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
William Frederick Fisher is an American physician and a former NASA astronaut.

Michelle Bachelet is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
Verónica Michelle Bachelet Jeria is a Socialist Party politician and the President of Chile since 11 March 2014. She previously served as President from 2006–2010, becoming the first ...more

André Kuipers is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
André Kuipers is a Dutch physician and ESA astronaut. He became the second Dutch citizen, third Dutch-born and fifth Dutch-speaking astronaut upon launch of Soyuz TMA-4 on 19 April 2004. ...more

Chiaki Mukai is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
Chiaki Mukai is a Japanese doctor, and JAXA astronaut. She was the first Japanese woman in space, and was the first Japanese citizen to have two spaceflights. Both were Space Shuttle missions; ...more

Oleg Atkov is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
Oleg Yur'yevich At'kov is a Soviet cosmonaut.

Boris Morukov is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
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 ...more

Vasily Lazarev is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
Vasily Grigoryevich Lazarev was a Soviet cosmonaut who flew on the Soyuz 12 spaceflight as well as the abortive Soyuz 18a launch. He was injured by the high acceleration of the abort and landing ...more

Margaret Rhea Seddon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
Margaret Rhea Seddon is a physician and retired NASA astronaut. After being selected as part of the first group of astronauts to include women, she flew on three Space Shuttle flights: as ...more

Ramón Emeterio Betances is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
Ramón Emeterio Betances y Alacán was a Puerto Rican nationalist. He was the primary instigator of the Grito de Lares revolution and is considered to be the father of the Puerto ...more

Bernard A. Harris, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
Bernard Anthony Harris, Jr. is a former NASA astronaut. On February 9, 1995, Harris became the first African American to perform an extra-vehicular activity, during the second of his two Space ...more

Victor J. Dzau is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
Victor J. Dzau, M.D., was elected a director of PepsiCo in 2005. Dr. Dzau is chancellor for health affairs at Duke University and President and CEO of the Duke University Health System since ...more

A. J. Cronin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
Archibald Joseph Cronin, MB, ChB, MD, DPH, MRCP was a Scottish novelist and physician. His best-known novel was The Citadel, about a doctor in a Welsh mining village who quickly moves up the ...more

Raymond Moody is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
Raymond A. Moody, Jr. is a philosopher, psychologist, physician and author. He is most famous as an author of books about life after death and near-death experiences, a term that he coined in ...more

Jay C. Buckey is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
Jay Clark Buckey, Jr. is an American physician and astronaut who flew aboard one space shuttle mission as a Payload Specialist. Buckey briefly ran for the Democratic nomination to challenge New ...more

Tess Gerritsen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
Tess Gerritsen is an American novelist and retired physician.

Charles E. Brady, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
Charles Eldon Brady, Jr. was an American physician, a Captain in the United States Navy and a NASA astronaut.

Ellen S. Baker is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
Ellen Louise Shulman Baker, M.D., M.P.H. is an American physician and a NASA astronaut. Baker serves as Chief of the Education/Medical Branch of the NASA Astronaut Office.

Yvonne Cagle is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
Yvonne Darlene Cagle is an African American NASA astronaut.

Jerry M. Linenger is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
Jerry Michael Linenger, M.D., M.S.S.M., M.P.H., Ph.D., is a retired Captain in the United States Navy Medical Corps, and a former NASA astronaut who flew on the Space Shuttle and Space Station

Thomas Marshburn is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
Thomas Henry "Tom" Marshburn is an American physician and a NASA astronaut. Marshburn was born in Statesville, North Carolina. He trained in emergency medicine and worked in emergency ...more

Ervín Černý is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
Professor Ervn Čern-Křetnsk, Doctor of Medicine and Professor of Charles University in Prague, was born in 1913 in Podom a small village in Moravia. He acquired his college education in 1933 in ...more

Scott E. Parazynski is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
Scott Edward Parazynski is an American physician and a former NASA astronaut. A veteran of five Space Shuttle flights and seven spacewalks, Parazynski's latest mission was STS-120 in October, ...more

Joseph P. Kerwin is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
Joseph Peter Kerwin, M.D., is an American physician and former NASA astronaut who served as science pilot for the Skylab 2 mission from May 25–June 22, 1973. He was the first physician to be ...more

Lee Morin is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
Lee Miller Emile Morin M.D., Ph.D. is a United States Navy Captain and NASA astronaut. He flew on STS-110 in 2002.

William F. Snow is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
William Freeman Snow was born in 1874. After graduating B.A. in chemistry at Stanford University and taking later the M.A. in physiology, he proceeded M.D. in 1900. Subsequently he studied at ...more

Francis Julius LeMoyne is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
Francis Julius LeMoyne was a 19th-century American medical doctor and philanthropist from Washington, Pennsylvania. Responsible for creating the first crematory in the United States, he was also ...more

Robert Q. Marston is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
Robert Quarles Marston was an American physician, research scientist, governmental appointee and university administrator. Marston was a native of Virginia, and, after earning his bachelor's, ...more

Aris T. Allen is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
Aris T. Allen was an American politician who was the first African-American chair of the Maryland Republican party and the first to run for a state-wide office in Maryland.

Karl Schönherr is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
Karl Schönherr was an Austrian writer of Austrian Heimat themes.

Friedrich Adolph Wislizenus is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
Friedrich Adolph Wislizenus was German-born American MD, explorer and botanist. He is best known for his printed recollections from travels to Northern Mexico and today's state of New Mexico.

Dilian Francisca Toro is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
Dilian Francisca Toro Torres is a Colombian physician and politician, she served as Senator of Colombia from 2002 to 2013. She is currently being investigated by the Supreme Court of Justice of ...more

William E. Thornton is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
William Edgar Thornton is a former NASA Astronaut. Thornton was born in Faison, North Carolina, and is married with two sons to the former Elizabeth Jennifer Fowler of Hertfordshire, England.

Hubert Work is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
Hubert Work was a U.S. administrator and physician. He served as the U.S. Postmaster General between from 1922 until 1923 during the presidency of Warren G. Harding. He served as the U.S. ...more

George Sumner Huntington is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
Dr. George Sumner Huntington was a medical doctor, a researcher into comparative anatomy, and a college professor. For thirty-five years he was a professor of anatomy at the Columbia University ...more

David J. Skorton is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
David Jan Skorton is an American professor of medicine and engineering and an academic administrator. He presently serves as the 12th president of Cornell University, a position he has held ...more

F. Drew Gaffney is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
Francis Andrew "Drew" Gaffney is an American doctor who flew aboard a NASA Space Shuttle mission as a Payload Specialist.

Lim Keng Yaik is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
Tun Dr. Lim Keng Yaik was a former Malaysian politician and former Minister of Energy, Water and Communications in the Malaysian cabinet. He was the national president of Parti Gerakan Rakyat ...more

Carlon Colker is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
Carlon Colker Carlon M. Colker, M.D., FACN is an American physician and dietary supplement industry consultant. He runs a private practice and consulting clinic in Greenwich, Connecticut, and served as chief ...more

François Carlo Antommarchi is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
Dr François Carlo Antommarchi was Napoleon's physician from 1818 to his death in 1821. He began his studies in Livorno, Italy, and later earned the degree of Doctor of Philosophy and ...more

Muhamed Haneef is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Doctor of Medicines
Muhamed Haneef is an Indian born doctor who was falsely accused of aiding terrorists, and left Australia upon cancellation of his visa amid great political controversy. Haneef was arrested on 2 ...more