Famous Japanese Physicians

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 1 Osamu Tezuka

Osamu Tezuka.
Famous As: Film director, Film producer, Mangaka, Animator, Physician, Writer, Designer, Screenwriter
Birthdate: November 3, 1928
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Toyonaka
Died: February 9, 1989

Osamu Tezuka was a Japanese manga artist, cartoonist, animator, and film director. He revolutionized the manga genre in Japan and was lovingly called  "the Godfather of Manga". A prolific artist, he created works for both children and adult-oriented projects. He was the recipient of several awards, including the Winsor McCay Award and the Japan Cartoonists Association Award. 

 2 Shinya Yamanaka

Shinya Yamanaka.
Famous As: Biologist, Physician, Professor
Birthdate: September 4, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Osaka
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 3 Kitasato Shibasaburo

Kitasato Shibasaburo.
Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: January 29, 1853
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oguni, Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan
Died: June 13, 1931

 4 Yoshiki Sasai

Yoshiki Sasai.
Famous As: Biologist, University teacher, Physician
Birthdate: March 5, 1962
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hyōgo Prefecture
Died: August 5, 2014

 5 Chiaki Mukai

Chiaki Mukai.
Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: May 6, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tatebayashi, Japan

 6 Takeo Doi

Takeo Doi
Famous As: Psychiatrist
Birthdate: March 17, 1920
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: July 5, 2009

 7 Dōmei Yakazu

Dōmei Yakazu
Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: December 7, 1905
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ibaraki Prefecture
Died: October 21, 2001
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 8 Gōtarō Mikami

Gōtarō Mikami
Famous As: Physician, Journalist
Birthdate: November 15, 1869
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sai
Died: October 1, 1964