List of Famous Doctors

List of famous doctors, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top doctors in the world? This includes the most prominent doctors, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable doctors is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic doctors were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned doctors.

List is made up of many different people, including Denis Leary and Temple Grandin.

From reputable, prominent, and well known doctors to the lesser known doctors of today, these are some of the best professionals in the doctor field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous doctors ever?" and "What are the names of famous doctors?" then you're in the right place.

  • Temple Grandin

    Mary Temple Grandin (born August 29, 1947) is an American professor of animal science at Colorado State University, consultant to the livestock industry on animal behavior, and autism spokesperson. She is one of the first individuals on the autism spectrum to publicly share insights from her personal experience of autism. Grandin has authored over 60 peer reviewed scientific papers on animal behavior, and is a prominent proponent for the humane treatment of livestock for slaughter. She also invented the "Hug Box" device to calm those on the autism spectrum. In the 2010 Time 100, an annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world, she was named in the "Heroes" category. She was ...more
  • El Medico
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    Reynier Casamayor Griñán, known as El Médico (born c. 1975, Santiago de Cuba), is a Cuban musician and medical doctor. He is best known for being a composer and performer of reggaetón music in Cuba and enjoyed some success in Spain with the genre. He attended the University of Santiago de Cuba in 1993 where he studied medicine and graduated in 2002, specializing in general medicine. El Médico began his musical career interpreting rap with his medical studies and along with two friends, he created the group Garganta de Fuego, or Throat of Fire. He began a new chapter in his music career in 2002 when he recorded a demo with two songs, "El Tarrúo" and "Mi vida, mi amor".In 2005, he reached No. ...more
  • Georg Constantin Brun is a Doctor of Medicine and father of Fritz Brun.
  • Michel-Gabriel Paccard
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    Michel-Gabriel Paccard

    Michel Gabriel Paccard (1757–1827) was a Savoyard doctor and alpinist, citizen of the Kingdom of Sardinia. Born in Chamonix, he studied medicine in Turin. Due to his passion for botany and minerals, he met Horace-Bénédict de Saussure, who initiated the race to be the first to ascend Mont Blanc. Gaston Rébuffat wrote "Like Saussure a devotee of the natural sciences, he has a dream: to carry a barometer to the summit and take a reading there. An excellent mountaineer, he has already made several attempts." Paccard had a first, unsuccessful, attempt in 1783 with Marc Theodore Bourrit. In 1784, he made several attempts with Jacques Balmat before they made the first ascent of Mont Blanc ...more
  • François Olivennes

    François Olivennes is a gynecologist.
  • Sergey Botkin

    Sergey Botkin is a Russian physician and collector.