Famous 20th Century Physicians
Find out more about the greatest 20th Century Physicians, including Ben Carson, Chris Brown, Rand Paul, Ron Paul and Erik Erikson.
Mae JemisonMae Jemison

17 October 1956

American

Ben CarsonBen Carson

18 September 1951

American

Jack KevorkianJack Kevorkian

26 May 1928

American

Patch AdamsPatch Adams

28 May 1945

American

Ron PaulRon Paul

20 August 1935

American

Carlo UrbaniCarlo Urbani

19 October 1956

Italian

Erik EriksonErik Erikson

15 June 1902

Canadian,German,American

Maria MontessoriMaria Montessori

31 August 1870

Italian

Connie BoothConnie Booth

31 January 1944

American

Jacques LacanJacques Lacan

13 April 1901

French

Charles R. DrewCharles R. Drew

03 June 1904

American

Wilhelm ReichWilhelm Reich

24 March 1897

Austrian

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Albert SchweitzerAlbert Schweitzer

14 January 1875

French

Edgar BuchananEdgar Buchanan

20 March 1903

American

R. D. LaingR. D. Laing

07 October 1927

French,Scottish

Christiaan BarnardChristiaan Barnard

08 November 1922

South African

Roger BannisterRoger Bannister

23 March 1929

British

Benjamin Spock Benjamin Spock

02 May 1903

American

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Magdi YacoubMagdi Yacoub

16 November 1935

Egyptian,British

Hans AspergerHans Asperger

18 February 1906

Austrian

Roberta BondarRoberta Bondar

04 December 1945

Canadian

Rita Levi-MontalciniRita Levi-Montalcini

22 April 1909

Italian

Robert WinstonRobert Winston

15 July 1940

British

Michael DeBakeyMichael DeBakey

07 September 1908

American

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Hans EysenckHans Eysenck

04 March 1916

German

Barry MarshallBarry Marshall

30 September 1951

Australian

Paul FarmerPaul Farmer

26 October 1959

American

Vladimir Petrovich DemikhovVladimir Demikhov

18 July 1916

Russian

Fred HollowsFred Hollows

09 April 1929

New Zealander

Alfred BlalockAlfred Blalock

05 April 1899

American

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Fe del MundoFe del Mundo

27 November 1911

Filipino

Virginia ApgarVirginia Apgar

07 June 1909

American

Victor ChangVictor Chang

21 November 1936

Australian

Hans Adolf KrebsHans Adolf Krebs

25 August 1900

German

Denton CooleyDenton Cooley

22 August 1920

American

Nora VolkowNora Volkow

27 March 1956

Mexican

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Daniel Carleton GajdusekDaniel Carleton Gajdusek

09 September 1923

American

Cicely SaundersCicely Saunders

22 June 1918

British

Severo OchoaSevero Ochoa

14 September 1905

Spanish

Ferid MuradFerid Murad

14 September 1936

American

Harold E. VarmusHarold E. Varmus

18 December 1939

American

Gerald EdelmanGerald Edelman

01 July 1929

American

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Girolamo FracastoroGirolamo Fracastoro

1478 AD

Italian

Ian FrazerIan Frazer

06 January 1953

Australian

Stanley B. PrusinerStanley B. Prusiner

28 May 1942

American

Robin WarrenRobin Warren

11 June 1937

Australian

Torsten WieselTorsten Wiesel

03 June 1924

Swedish

Luis Federico LeloirLuis Federico Leloir

06 September 1906

Argentinian

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Baruch Samuel BlumbergBaruch Samuel Blumberg

28 July 1925

American

Edward Donnall ThomasE. Donnall Thomas

15 March 1920

American

Rolf M. Zinkernagel Rolf M. Zinkernagel

06 January 1944

Swiss

Adrian KantrowitzAdrian Kantrowitz

04 October 1918

American

Charles BrentonCharles Brenton Huggins

22 September 1901

Canadian,American

Frederick Chapman RobbinsFrederick Chapman Robbins

25 August 1916

American

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Andrzej Viktor ‘Andrew’ SchallyAndrew Schally

30 November 1926

Canadian,Polish,American

Janet Lane-ClayponJanet Lane-Claypon

03 February 1877

British

Salvador MazzaSalvador Mazza

28 February 1905

Argentinian

Cyril ClarkeCyril Clarke

22 September 1907

British

Edward DunlopEdward Dunlop

12 July 1907

Australian

Orvan HessOrvan Hess

18 June 1906

American

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Mason AndrewsMason Andrews

19 April 1919

American

Joseph E. MurrayJoseph E. Murray

01 April 1919

American

René Gerónimo FavaloroRené Gerónimo Favaloro

12 July 1923

Argentinian

Richard LowerRichard Lower

1631 AD

British

Clarence Walton LilleheiClarence Walton Lillehei

23 October 1918

American

Nina GrayNina Gray

23 August 1974

American

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Tran JeongTran Jeong

24 February 1972

American

George PellGeorge Pell

08 June 1941

Australian

Andrew WakefieldAndrew Wakefield

1957 AD

British

William Kennedy SmithWilliam Kennedy Smith

04 September 1960

American

Zakir NaikZakir Naik

18 October 1965

Indian

Viktor FranklViktor Frankl

26 March 1905

Austrian

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Sanjay GuptaSanjay Gupta

23 October 1969

American

Burzynski ClinicBurzynski Clinic

23 January 1943

Polish

Hasnat KhanHasnat Khan

01 April 1959

British

Osamu TezukaOsamu Tezuka

03 November 1928

Japanese

Shah FaesalShah Faesal

17 May 1983

Indian

Jeffrey R. MacDonaldJeffrey R. MacDonald

12 October 1943

American

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Philip ZimbardoPhilip Zimbardo

23 March 1933

American

Michelle BacheletMichelle Bachelet

29 September 1951

Chilean

Vivien ThomasVivien Thomas

29 August 1910

American