Famous Physicians

The Most Famous Physicians

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Maria MontessoriAugust 31, 1870ItalianMaria Montessori was a physician and educator who developed the approach of Montessori education
Severo OchoaSeptember 14, 1905SpanishSevero Ochoa was a Spanish physician and biochemist who won the 1959 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Charles R. DrewJune 3, 1904AmericanCharles R
Salvador MazzaFebruary 28, 1905ArgentinianSalvador Mazza was an eminent Argentinean physician and epidemiologist
Otto Fritz MeyerhofApril 12, 1884GermanOtto Fritz Meyerhof was a German physician and biochemist who won the 1922 Nobel Prize in Medicine
Virginia ApgarJune 7, 1909AmericanKnown for inventing a novel newborn scoring system, Virginia Apgar was a reputed Physician
Guy De Chauliac1300FrenchChauliac was one of the most distinguished surgeons of the early medieval period
Otto Heinrich WarburgOctober 8, 1883GermanOtto Heinrich Warburg was a German physiologist and physician
Ferid MuradSeptember 14, 1936AmericanFerid Murad is an American physician and pharmacologist who won a share of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Charles Brenton HugginsSeptember 22, 1901Canadian, AmericanCharles Huggins was a Canadian-born American physician, surgeon and physiologist who won the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1966
Ferid Murad

Ferid Murad

Ferid Murad is an American physician and pharmacologist who won a share of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

AmericanSeptember 14, 1936145 views

Severo Ochoa

Severo Ochoa was a Spanish physician and biochemist who won the 1959 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

SpanishSeptember 14, 1905262 views

Charles Brenton Huggins

Charles Huggins was a Canadian-born American physician, surgeon and physiologist who won the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1966

CanadianSeptember 22, 1901128 views

Otto Heinrich Warburg

Otto Heinrich Warburg was a German physiologist and physician

GermanOctober 8, 1883150 views

William Gilbert

William Gilbert was a distinguished astronomer and physician

BritishMay 24, 1544121 views

Barry Marshall

Barry Marshall is an Australian physician who has won Nobel Prize in Medicine for his discovery that peptic ulcers are caused by the bacterium Helicobacter pylori

Otto Fritz Meyerhof

Otto Fritz Meyerhof was a German physician and biochemist who won the 1922 Nobel Prize in Medicine

GermanApril 12, 1884179 views

William James Mayo

William James Mayo was a noted American physician and surgeon who was one of the founders of the Mayo Clinic

AmericanJune 29, 1861119 views

Daniel Carleton Gajdusek

Daniel Carleton Gajdusek was a physician and medical researcher

Hermann von Helmholtz

Hermann von Helmholtz was a German physician and physicist, best known for his statement of the law of the conservation of energy.

GermanAugust 31, 1821106 views