List of famous pathologists with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

Pathologists are medical doctors who specialize in the diagnosis of diseases. They examine tissues, analyze laboratory results and interpret them to provide an accurate and early diagnosis of various diseases. By using a variety of investigative techniques, they identity sources of diseases and facilitate the patient’s treatment. Pathologists also conduct autopsies to determine the cause of death. . Pathology is an interdisciplinary field that encompasses elements of sciences like anatomy, pharmacology, biochemistry, physiology and microbiology. They work in a number of fields. A clinical pathologist supervises the laboratory tests conducted on bodily fluids and works together with clinical lab technicians to ensure that blood and blood fluids meant for usage during surgeries are safe from microorganisms. An anatomic pathologist examines tissues removed during biopsies or surgeries to provide a diagnosis on the disease. The early detection of diseases by the pathologists facilitates timely treatment of the patients. In forensic pathology, pathologists examine a corpse to determine the cause of death. They assist law enforcement officers in investigation of deaths under mysterious conditions, and also help to pinpoint undetermined causes of natural death. Some pathologists may work in research and teach in universities. Read on to browse through a list of world famous pathologosts and read their biographies and timelines.
Howard Florey Howard Florey
Australian

Robin Warren Robin Warren
Australian
Thomas Stoltz HarveyThomas Stoltz Harvey
American

William H. WelchWilliam H. Welch
American
Alice HamiltonAlice Hamilton
American

Bert VogelsteinBert Vogelstein
American

George WhippleGeorge Whipple
American

Simon FlexnerSimon Flexner
American

Xavier BichatXavier Bichat
French
Giovanni Battista MorgagniGiovanni Battista Morgagni
Italian

René DubosRené Dubos
French, American

Jonathan HutchinsonJonathan Hutchinson
British

Charles Gabriel SeligmanCharles Gabriel Seligman
British
Carl von RokitanskyCarl von Rokitansky
Czech
Friedrich Daniel von RecklinghausenFriedrich Daniel von Recklinghausen
German

Theobald SmithTheobald Smith
American

Miroslav HolubMiroslav Holub
Czech

Ernest William GoodpastureErnest William Goodpasture
American
Howard Taylor RickettsHoward Taylor Ricketts
American

Matthew BaillieMatthew Baillie
British, Scottish
Giulio BizzozeroGiulio Bizzozero
Italian

Jean CruveilhierJean Cruveilhier
French

Robin CoombsRobin Coombs
British
Ludwig AschoffLudwig Aschoff
German

Louis-Antoine RanvierLouis-Antoine Ranvier
French
John SimonJohn Simon
British

Julius Friedrich CohnheimJulius Friedrich Cohnheim
German

Eugene Lindsay OpieEugene Lindsay Opie
American
Friedrich Theodor von FrerichsFriedrich Theodor von Frerichs
German
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Elizabeth SternElizabeth Stern
Canadian
Elvin C. StakmanElvin C. Stakman
American

Lydia Maria Adams DeWittLydia Maria Adams DeWitt
American

Oscar AuerbachOscar Auerbach
American

Johannes FibigerJohannes Fibiger
Danish
Friedrich Gustav Jacob HenleFriedrich Gustav Jacob Henle
German

Aristides Agramonte y SimoniAristides Agramonte y Simoni
Cuban