Famous People From England
Find out more about the greatest British Surgeons, including James Herriot, Joseph Lister, Magdi Yacoub, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson and Sid Watkins.
John SnowJohn Snow
15 March 1813
Physician
Joseph ListerJoseph Lister
05 April 1827
Surgeon and Scientist

Magdi YacoubMagdi Yacoub
16 November 1935
Heart Surgeon

Elizabeth Garrett AndersonElizabeth Garrett Anderson
09 June 1836
Mayor of Aldeburgh

James ParkinsonJames Parkinson
11 April 1755
Surgeon

James PagetJames Paget
11 January 1814
Founder of scientific medical pathology.
Sid WatkinsSid Watkins
06 September 1928
Neurologist, Surgeon, Neurosurgeon, Physician

Tobias SmollettTobias Smollett
19 March 1721
Author

George BassGeorge Bass
30 January 1771
Explorer, Surgeon
Gideon MantellGideon Mantell
03 February 1790
Obstetrician

Charles BellCharles Bell
12 November 1774
Surgeon
R. Austin FreemanR. Austin Freeman
11 April 1862
Writer

Patrick SteptoePatrick Steptoe
09 June 1913
Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

Percivall PottPercivall Pott
06 January 1714
Surgeon

Astley CooperAstley Cooper
23 August 1768
Surgeon

Victor HorsleyVictor Horsley
14 April 1857
British surgeon
Jonathan HutchinsonJonathan Hutchinson
23 July 1828
Surgeon

Goldsworthy GurneyGoldsworthy Gurney
14 February 1793
Surgeon

John RichardsonJohn Richardson
05 November 1787
Surgeon and Explorer

Sir Benjamin Collins Brodie, 1st BaronetSir Benjamin Collins Brodie, 1st Baronet
09 June 1783
Physiologist
Wilfred TrotterWilfred Trotter
03 November 1872
Surgeon

William CheseldenWilliam Cheselden
19 October 1688
Surgeon
William Henry FlowerWilliam Henry Flower
30 November 1831
Surgeon

Godfrey Huggins, 1st Viscount MalvernGodfrey Huggins, 1st Viscount Malvern
06 July 1883
Politician

Sir William Bowman, 1st BaronetSir William Bowman, 1st Baronet
20 July 1816
Surgeon
Berkeley Moynihan, 1st Baron MoynihanBerkeley Moynihan, 1st Baron Moynihan
02 September 1865
Surgeon

John SimonJohn Simon
10 October 1816
Surgeon
James BarryJames Barry
09 November 1795
military physician, Surgeon

Peter Chamberlen the elderPeter Chamberlen the elder
1560 AD
Surgeon

Alexander MonroAlexander Monro
19 September 1697
Surgeon
William HewsonWilliam Hewson
14 November 1739
Surgeon