Famous Pediatricians - List of Famous Pediatricians

A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the treatment of infants and children. Pediatricians deal a child’s problem which makes it one of the most medically-challenging and delicate professions in the world. Pediatricians understand that their medical attention and care has to be extremely different than the ones offered to adults. Until the late 20th century, many serious ailments caused infant mortality and some pediatricians became experts in diseases which other doctors could almost never identify. With advanced medical treatment options, pediatricians have a wide knowledge regarding the various illnesses in children ranging from hemophilia to cancers and respiratory problems to a common fever. Pediatricians, being some of the most highly-demanded doctors around the world, work in close quarters with doctors and medical experts from other departments such as rheumatology, diabetology, surgery, gynecology, psychology, neurology, cardiology and many more! Although many would love to believe that a pediatrician’s job is extremely rewarding, it is extremely challenging as well, as the job of handling the lives of children, could be extremely worrisome. Here is a collection of some of the most famous pediatricians. To learn more fascinating facts and details about them, read their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

The Most Famous Pediatricians

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Hans AspergerFebruary 18, 1906AustrianHans Asperger’s was the Austrian psyciatrist and paediatrician after whom Asperger’s syndrome is named
Benjamin SpockMay 2, 1903AmericanBenjamin Spock was an American pediatrician, most noted as the author of one of the bestselling nonfiction books of all time ‘Baby and Child Care’
Frederick Chapman RobbinsAugust 25, 1916AmericanFrederick Chapman Robbins was an American paediatrician and virologist who was one of the joint winners of the 1954 Nobel Prize in Physiology 1954
Benjamin Spock

Benjamin Spock

Benjamin Spock was an American pediatrician, most noted as the author of one of the bestselling nonfiction books of all time ‘Baby and Child Care’

AmericanMay 2, 1903126 views

Frederick Chapman Robbins

Frederick Chapman Robbins was an American paediatrician and virologist who was one of the joint winners of the 1954 Nobel Prize in Physiology 1954

AmericanAugust 25, 1916112 views

Hans Asperger

Hans Asperger’s was the Austrian psyciatrist and paediatrician after whom Asperger’s syndrome is named

AustrianFebruary 18, 1906131 views