Women Physicians

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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Jill Stein

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Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: May 14, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Jill Stein is a physician who later became the presidential nominee for the Green Party in the 2012 and 2016 elections. She has also been the Green-Rainbow Party's candidate for the governorship of Massachusetts in 2002 and 2010. She believed in the Green New Deal, including climate change reforms.

 2 Mae Jemison

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Famous As: First African American Woman To Travel To Space
Birthdate: October 17, 1956
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

Former NASA astronaut Mae Jemison became the first Black woman to fly into space, as a mission specialist on the Space Shuttle Endeavour. A qualified physician, she has served as a Peace Corps doctor, too. She has written several books and established a non-profit and a tech research organization.

 3 Maria Montessori

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Famous As: Physician and Educator
Birthdate: August 31, 1870
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Italian
Died: May 6, 1952

Maria Montessori was an Italian educator and physician best known for developing the Montessori method of education, a student-friendly method, which is being used in several public and private schools around the world. In 2020, she was nominated by Time magazine as one of their Top 100 Women of the year.

 4 Anandi Gopal Joshi

Anandi Gopal Joshi
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Famous As: First Indian Female Doctor
Birthdate: March 31, 1865
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Indian
Died: February 26, 1887

 5 Virginia Apgar

Virginia Apgar
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Famous As: Physician and Anesthesiologist
Birthdate: June 7, 1909
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: August 7, 1974

 6 Michelle Bachelet

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Famous As: Politician, Surgeon, Epidemiologist
Birthdate: September 29, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Chilean

 7 Elizabeth Blackwell

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Famous As: First Woman Medical Graduate
Birthdate: February 3, 1821
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: May 31, 1910
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 8 Virginia Johnson

Virginia Johnson
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Famous As: Sexologist
Birthdate: February 11, 1925
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: July 24, 2013

 9 Carol S. Dweck

Carol S. Dweck
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Famous As: Physiologists
Birthdate: October 17, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 10 Taslima Nasrin

Taslima Nasrin
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Famous As: Poet, Physician, Novelist, Essayist, Writer, Feminist
Birthdate: August 25, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Bangladeshi

 11 Annie Sprinkle

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Famous As: Sexologist
Birthdate: July 23, 1954
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 12 Jennifer Ashton

Jennifer Ashton
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Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: April 23, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 13 Nina Kraviz

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Famous As: DJ
Birthdate: October 12, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Russian

 14 Mary Edwards Walker

Mary Edwards Walker
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Famous As: Surgeon, Feminist, Activist
Birthdate: November 26, 1832
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Died: February 21, 1919

 15 Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

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Famous As: Psychiatrist
Birthdate: July 8, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Swiss, American
Died: August 24, 2004

 16 Frances Oldham Kelsey

Frances Oldham Kelsey
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Famous As: Pharmacologist
Birthdate: July 24, 1914
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Canadian, American
Died: August 7, 2015

 17 Karen Horney

Karen Horney
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Famous As: Psychoanalyst
Birthdate: September 16, 1885
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: German
Died: December 4, 1952

 18 Fe del Mundo

Fe del Mundo
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Famous As: Pediatrician
Birthdate: November 27, 1911
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Filipino
Died: August 6, 2011

 19 Tess Gerritsen

Tess Gerritsen
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Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: June 12, 1953
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 20 Rita Levi-Montalcini

Rita Levi-Montalcini
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Famous As: Neurologist
Birthdate: April 22, 1909
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Italian
Died: December 30, 2012

Rita Levi-Montalcini was an Italian neurologist whose discovery of nerve growth factor earned her the 1986 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Throughout her life, Levi-Montalcini's work in neurobiology earned her several other honors and awards, including the Golden Plate Award from the American Academy of Achievement and the European Academy of Sciences' Leonardo da Vinci Award.

 21 Wan Azizah Wan Ismail

Wan Azizah Wan Ismail
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Famous As: Ophthalmologist, Politician
Birthdate: December 3, 1952
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Malaysian

 22 Mehriban Aliyeva

Mehriban Aliyeva
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Famous As: Ophthalmologist, Politician, Physician
Birthdate: August 26, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Azerbaijani

 23 Sneha Anne Philip

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Birthdate: October 7, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Died: September 11, 2001

 24 Margaret Chan

Margaret Chan
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Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: August 21, 1947
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Canadian, Chinese

 25 Elizabeth Garrett Anderson

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson
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Famous As: Mayor of Aldeburgh
Birthdate: June 9, 1836
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: British
Died: December 17, 1917

 26 Linda Hazzard

Linda Hazzard
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Famous As: physician
Birthdate: 1867 AD
Nationality: American
Died: 1938 AD

 27 Frances Cress Welsing

Frances Cress Welsing
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Famous As: Psychiatrist
Birthdate: March 18, 1935
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: January 2, 2016

 28 Laurel Clark

Laurel Clark
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Famous As: Medical Doctor
Birthdate: March 10, 1961
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: February 1, 2003

 29 Colleen McCullough

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Famous As: Novelist, Writer, Neurologist, Biographer, Science fiction writer
Birthdate: June 1, 1937
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Australian
Died: January 29, 2015

 30 Susan La Flesche Picotte

Susan La Flesche Picotte
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Famous As: American doctor
Birthdate: June 17, 1865
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: September 18, 1915

 31 Gro Harlem Brundtland

Gro Harlem Brundtland
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Famous As: Physician, Politician, Diplomat
Birthdate: April 20, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Norwegian

 32 Herta Oberheuser

Herta Oberheuser
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Famous As: Military physician, Physician
Birthdate: May 15, 1911
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: German
Died: January 24, 1978

 33 Roberta Bondar

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Famous As: Astronaut & Neurologist
Birthdate: December 4, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Canadian

 34 Philippa Perry

Philippa Perry
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Famous As: Psychotherapist, Novelist
Birthdate: November 1, 1957
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: British

 35 Patricia Bath

Patricia Bath
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Famous As: Ophthalmologist, Physician
Birthdate: November 4, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 36 Debora Green

Debora Green
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Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: February 28, 1951
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 37 Nawal El Saadawi

Nawal El Saadawi
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: October 27, 1931
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Egyptian

 38 Antonia Novello

Antonia Novello
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Famous As: Former Surgeon General
Birthdate: August 23, 1944
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Puerto Rican, American

 39 Marci Bowers

Marci Bowers
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Famous As: Gynaecologist
Birthdate: January 18, 1958
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 40 Anna Comnena

Anna Comnena
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Famous As: Greek Princess & Scholar
Birthdate: December 1, 1083
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Greek
Died: 1153 AD

 41 Anna Komnene

Anna Komnene
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Famous As: Byzantine physician
Birthdate: December 1, 1083
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Turkish
Died: 1153 AD

 42 Marianne Koch

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Famous As: Actor, Television presenter, Physician, Internist
Birthdate: August 19, 1931
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: German

 43 Cicely Saunders

Cicely Saunders
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Famous As: English nurse
Birthdate: June 22, 1918
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: British
Died: July 14, 2005

 44 Regina Benjamin

Regina Benjamin
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Famous As: Surgeon General of the United States
Birthdate: October 26, 1956
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 45 Ewa Kopacz

Ewa Kopacz
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Famous As: Politician, Physician
Birthdate: December 3, 1956
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Polish

 46 Nora Volkow

Nora Volkow
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Famous As: Psychiatrist
Birthdate: March 27, 1956
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Mexican

 47 Johanna Budwig

Johanna Budwig
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Famous As: Chemist, Biochemist, Inventor, Physician
Birthdate: September 30, 1908
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: German
Died: May 19, 2003

 48 Carolyn Bennett

Carolyn Bennett
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Famous As: Politician, Physician
Birthdate: December 20, 1950
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Canadian

 49 Margaret Mahler

Margaret Mahler
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Famous As: Psychiatrist, Child psychiatrist
Birthdate: May 10, 1897
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Hungarian
Died: October 2, 1985

 50 Marie Bashir

Marie Bashir
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Famous As: Engineer, Psychiatrist, Physician, University teacher
Birthdate: December 1, 1930
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Australian