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.
Connie BoothConnie Booth
31 January 1944, American
Actress, Psychotherapist
Mae JemisonMae Jemison
17 October 1956, American
First African American Woman To Travel To Space

Maria MontessoriMaria Montessori
31 August 1870, Italian
Physician and Educator

Anandi Gopal JoshiAnandi Gopal Joshi
31 March 1865, Indian
First Indian Female Doctor

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
Neurologist

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
Pediatrician

Cicely SaundersCicely Saunders
22 June 1918, British
English nurse
Anna Howard ShawAnna Howard Shaw
14 February 1847, American
Leader of the women's suffrage movement in the

Nora VolkowNora Volkow
27 March 1956, Mexican
Psychiatrist

Anna ComnenaAnna Comnena
01 December 1083, Greek
Greek Princess & Scholar
Janet Lane-ClayponJanet Lane-Claypon
03 February 1877, British
Physician

Carol S. DweckCarol S. Dweck
17 October 1976, American
Physiologists
Nina GrayNina Gray
23 August 1974, American
Entrepreneur

Tran JeongTran Jeong
24 February 1972, American
Wife of Ken Jeong

Ursula von der LeyenUrsula von der Leyen
08 October 1958, German
Physician, Politician
Jill SteinJill Stein
14 May 1950, American
Physician

Michelle BacheletMichelle Bachelet
29 September 1951, Chilean
Politician, Surgeon, Epidemiologist
Taslima NasrinTaslima Nasrin
25 August 1962, Bangladeshi
Poet, Physician, Novelist, Essayist, Writer,

Linda HazzardLinda Hazzard
1867 AD, American
physician

Jennifer AshtonJennifer Ashton
23 April 1969, American
Physician

Annie SprinkleAnnie Sprinkle
23 July 1954, American
Sexologist
Karen HorneyKaren Horney
16 September 1885, German
Psychoanalyst
Renée RichardsRenée Richards
19 August 1934, American
Tennis player, Surgeon, Officer, Ophthalmologist,

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

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

Gro Harlem BrundtlandGro Harlem Brundtland
20 April 1939, Norwegian
Physician, Politician, Diplomat
Mehriban AliyevaMehriban Aliyeva
26 August 1964, Azerbaijani
Ophthalmologist, Politician, Physician

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

Herta OberheuserHerta Oberheuser
15 May 1911, German
Military physician, Physician

Antonia NovelloAntonia Novello
23 August 1944, Puerto Rican, American
Former Surgeon General

Laurel ClarkLaurel Clark
10 March 1961, American
Officer, Astronaut, Physician, Submariner
Frances Cress WelsingFrances Cress Welsing
18 March 1935, American
Psychiatrist

Patricia BathPatricia Bath
04 November 1942, American
Ophthalmologist, Physician
Debora GreenDebora Green
28 February 1951, American
Physician

Sara Josephine BakerSara Josephine Baker
15 November 1873, American
Physician

Frances Oldham KelseyFrances Oldham Kelsey
24 July 1914, Canadian, American
Pharmacologist
Nawal El SaadawiNawal El Saadawi
27 October 1931, Egyptian
Writer

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

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

Philippa PerryPhilippa Perry
01 November 1957, British
Psychotherapist, Novelist

Marci BowersMarci Bowers
18 January 1958, American
Gynaecologist

Helen B. TaussigHelen B. Taussig
24 May 1898, American
Cardiologist
Marie BashirMarie Bashir
01 December 1930, Australian
Engineer, Psychiatrist, Physician, University

Alice HamiltonAlice Hamilton
27 February 1869, American
Toxicologist, Pathologist, University teacher,

Margaret ChanMargaret Chan
21 August 1947, Canadian, Chinese
Physician

Ewa KopaczEwa Kopacz
03 December 1956, Polish
Politician, Physician
Carolyn BennettCarolyn Bennett
20 December 1950, Canadian
Politician, Physician

Margaret MahlerMargaret Mahler
10 May 1897, Hungarian
Psychiatrist, Child psychiatrist
May-Britt MoserMay-Britt Moser
04 January 1963, Norwegian
Professor, Neuroscientist, Psychologist, Physician

Bernadine HealyBernadine Healy
04 August 1944, American
Cardiologist

Susan La Flesche PicotteSusan La Flesche Picotte
17 June 1865, American
American doctor
Grethe RaskGrethe Rask
1930 AD, Danish
physician, surgeon

Tenley AlbrightTenley Albright
18 July 1935, American
Figure Skater
Regina BenjaminRegina Benjamin
26 October 1956, American
Surgeon General of the United States

Emily StoweEmily Stowe
01 May 1831, Canadian
Teacher, Physician

Helen CaldicottHelen Caldicott
07 August 1938, Australian
Physician, Autobiographer
Johanna BudwigJohanna Budwig
30 September 1908, German
Chemist, Biochemist, Inventor, Physician

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
Mathilde KrimMathilde Krim
09 July 1926, Israeli
Geneticist, Physician

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

Samantha NuttSamantha Nutt
30 September 1969, Canadian
physician

Dorothea ErxlebenDorothea Erxleben
13 November 1715, German
Physician
Carol M. BlackCarol M. Black
26 December 1939, British
Physician

Zilda ArnsZilda Arns
25 August 1934, Brazilian
Brazilian pediatrician

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

Elizabeth GardnerElizabeth Gardner
25 August 1957, British
Physicist

Virginia JohnsonVirginia Johnson
11 February 1925, American
Sexologist
Sophia Louisa Jex-BlakeSophia Louisa Jex-Blake
21 January 1840, British
Physician

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