Throughout history, there have been many women physicians who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female physicians such as Maria Montessori, Elizabeth Blackwell, Rita Levi-Montalcini, Mae Jemison, Mary Edwards Walker.The women physicians featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.
Maria MontessoriMaria Montessori
31 August 1870, Italian
Physician and Educator
Mae JemisonMae Jemison
17 October 1956, American
First African American Woman To Travel To Space

Connie BoothConnie Booth
31 January 1944, American
Actress, Psychotherapist

Elizabeth BlackwellElizabeth Blackwell
03 February 1821, American
First Woman Medical Graduate

Mary Edwards WalkerMary Edwards Walker
26 November 1832, American
Surgeon, Feminist, Activist

Rita Levi-MontalciniRita Levi-Montalcini
22 April 1909, Italian
Roberta BondarRoberta Bondar
04 December 1945, Canadian
Astronaut & Neurologist

Elizabeth Garrett AndersonElizabeth Garrett Anderson
09 June 1836, British
Mayor of Aldeburgh

Virginia ApgarVirginia Apgar
07 June 1909, American
Physician and Anesthesiologist

Fe del MundoFe del Mundo
27 November 1911, Filipino
Cicely SaundersCicely Saunders
22 June 1918, British
English nurse

Nora VolkowNora Volkow
27 March 1956, Mexican
Anna Howard ShawAnna Howard Shaw
14 February 1847, American
Leader of the women's suffrage movement in the

Anna ComnenaAnna Comnena
01 December 1083, Greek
Greek Princess & Scholar

Janet Lane-ClayponJanet Lane-Claypon
03 February 1877, British
Nina GrayNina Gray
23 August 1974, American

Tran JeongTran Jeong
24 February 1972, American
Wife of Ken Jeong
Ursula von der LeyenUrsula von der Leyen
08 October 1958, German
Physician, Politician

Anandi Gopal JoshiAnandi Gopal Joshi
31 March 1865

Teresa of ÁvilaTeresa of Ávila
28 March 1515, Spanish
Philosopher, Writer, Cleric
Michelle BacheletMichelle Bachelet
29 September 1951, Chilean
Politician, Surgeon, Epidemiologist

Taslima NasrinTaslima Nasrin
25 August 1962, Bangladeshi
Poet, Physician, Novelist, Essayist, Writer,
Renée RichardsRenée Richards
19 August 1934, American
Tennis player, Surgeon, Officer, Ophthalmologist,

Linda HazzardLinda Hazzard
1867 AD, American

Elisabeth Kübler-RossElisabeth Kübler-Ross
08 July 1926, Swiss, American

Laurel ClarkLaurel Clark
10 March 1961, American
Officer, Astronaut, Physician, Submariner
Jennifer AshtonJennifer Ashton
23 April 1969, American
Herta OberheuserHerta Oberheuser
15 May 1911, German
Military physician, Physician

Wan Azizah Wan IsmailWan Azizah Wan Ismail
03 December 1952, Malaysian
Ophthalmologist, Politician

Colleen McCulloughColleen McCullough
01 June 1937, Australian
Novelist, Writer, Neurologist, Biographer, Science

Gro Harlem BrundtlandGro Harlem Brundtland
20 April 1939, Norwegian
Physician, Politician, Diplomat
Patricia BathPatricia Bath
04 November 1942, American
Ophthalmologist, Physician

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Mehriban AliyevaMehriban Aliyeva
26 August 1964, Azerbaijani
Ophthalmologist, Politician, Physician

Debora GreenDebora Green
28 February 1951, American

Frances Cress WelsingFrances Cress Welsing
18 March 1935, American

Marianne KochMarianne Koch
19 August 1931, German
Actor, Television presenter, Physician, Internist
Anna KomneneAnna Komnene
01 December 1083, Turkish
Byzantine physician

Ewa KopaczEwa Kopacz
03 December 1956, Polish
Politician, Physician
Philippa PerryPhilippa Perry
01 November 1957, British
Psychotherapist, Novelist

Marci BowersMarci Bowers
18 January 1958, American

Marie BashirMarie Bashir
01 December 1930, Australian
Engineer, Psychiatrist, Physician, University
Sara Josephine BakerSara Josephine Baker
15 November 1873, American

Alice HamiltonAlice Hamilton
27 February 1869, American
Toxicologist, Pathologist, University teacher,
Susan La Flesche PicotteSusan La Flesche Picotte
17 June 1865, American
American doctor

Carolyn BennettCarolyn Bennett
20 December 1950, Canadian
Politician, Physician

Margaret MahlerMargaret Mahler
10 May 1897, Hungarian
Psychiatrist, Child psychiatrist

Grethe RaskGrethe Rask
1930 AD, Danish
physician, surgeon

May-Britt MoserMay-Britt Moser
04 January 1963, Norwegian
Professor, Neuroscientist, Psychologist, Physician
Johanna BudwigJohanna Budwig
30 September 1908, German
Chemist, Biochemist, Inventor, Physician

Regina BenjaminRegina Benjamin
26 October 1956, American
Surgeon General of the United States

Carol W. GreiderCarol W. Greider
15 April 1961, American
Biologist, Molecular biologist, Geneticist,

Emily StoweEmily Stowe
01 May 1831, Canadian
Teacher, Physician
Helen CaldicottHelen Caldicott
07 August 1938, Australian
Physician, Autobiographer

Fiona WoodFiona Wood
02 February 1958, Australian, British
Plastic surgeon, Physician
Sneha Anne PhilipSneha Anne Philip
07 October 1969, American

Bluma ZeigarnikBluma Zeigarnik
09 November 1900
Psychologist, Psychiatrist

Maud MentenMaud Menten
20 March 1879, Canadian
Chemist, Physician, Biochemist
Leila DenmarkLeila Denmark
01 February 1898, American
Pediatrician, Author

Alexa CanadyAlexa Canady
07 November 1950, American
neurosurgeon, physician
Carol M. BlackCarol M. Black

Helene DeutschHelene Deutsch
09 October 1884, Polish, American
Psychologist, Psychiatrist

Mathilde KrimMathilde Krim
09 July 1926, Israeli
Geneticist, Physician
Samantha NuttSamantha Nutt
30 September 1969, Canadian

Thérèse de LisieuxThérèse de Lisieux
02 January 1873, French
Dorothea ErxlebenDorothea Erxleben
13 November 1715, German

Zilda ArnsZilda Arns
25 August 1934, Brazilian
Brazilian pediatrician

Helen Flanders DunbarHelen Flanders Dunbar
14 May 1902, American
Psychiatrist, Physician

Sandra Wood ScarrSandra Wood Scarr
1936 AD, American
Penelope J. LeachPenelope J. Leach
19 November 1937, British