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

Jill SteinJill Stein
14 May 1950, American
Physician

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

Elizabeth Garrett AndersonElizabeth Garrett Anderson
09 June 1836, British
Mayor of Aldeburgh
Roberta BondarRoberta Bondar
04 December 1945, Canadian
Astronaut & Neurologist

Virginia ApgarVirginia Apgar
07 June 1909, American
Physician and Anesthesiologist
Tran JeongTran Jeong
24 February 1972, American
Wife of Ken Jeong

Nora VolkowNora Volkow
27 March 1956, Mexican
Psychiatrist

Anna Howard ShawAnna Howard Shaw
14 February 1847, American
Leader of the women's suffrage movement in the

Fe del MundoFe del Mundo
27 November 1911, Filipino
Pediatrician

Cicely SaundersCicely Saunders
22 June 1918, British
English nurse
Nina GrayNina Gray
23 August 1974, American
Entrepreneur

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
Ursula von der LeyenUrsula von der Leyen
08 October 1958, German
Physician, Politician

Margaret ChanMargaret Chan
21 August 1947, Canadian, Chinese
Physician
Jennifer AshtonJennifer Ashton
23 April 1969, American
Physician

Michelle BacheletMichelle Bachelet
29 September 1951, Chilean
Politician, Surgeon, Epidemiologist

Elisabeth Kübler-RossElisabeth Kübler-Ross
08 July 1926, Swiss, American
Psychiatrist
Philippa PerryPhilippa Perry
01 November 1957, British
Psychotherapist, Novelist

Laurel ClarkLaurel Clark
10 March 1961, American
Medical Doctor
Annie SprinkleAnnie Sprinkle
23 July 1954, American
Sexologist

Frances Cress WelsingFrances Cress Welsing
18 March 1935, American
Psychiatrist

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

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Karen HorneyKaren Horney
16 September 1885, German
Psychoanalyst
Gro Harlem BrundtlandGro Harlem Brundtland
20 April 1939, Norwegian
Physician, Politician, Diplomat

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

M. Joycelyn EldersJoycelyn Elders
13 August 1933, American
Pediatrician

Colleen McCulloughColleen McCullough
01 June 1937, Australian
Novelist, Writer, Neurologist, Biographer, Science
Marianne KochMarianne Koch
19 August 1931, German
Actor, Television presenter, Physician, Internist
Anna KomneneAnna Komnene
01 December 1083, Turkish
Byzantine physician

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

Frances Oldham KelseyFrances Oldham Kelsey
24 July 1914, Canadian, American
Pharmacologist

Linda HazzardLinda Hazzard
1867 AD, American
physician
Debora GreenDebora Green
28 February 1951, American
Physician

Nawal El SaadawiNawal El Saadawi
27 October 1931, Egyptian
Writer

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

Sara Josephine BakerSara Josephine Baker
15 November 1873, American
Physician

Carol W. GreiderCarol W. Greider
15 April 1961, American
Biologist, Molecular biologist, Geneticist,
Regina BenjaminRegina Benjamin
26 October 1956, American
Surgeon General of the United States

Wan Azizah Wan IsmailWan Azizah Wan Ismail
03 December 1952, Malaysian
Ophthalmologist, Politician
Ewa KopaczEwa Kopacz
03 December 1956, Polish
Politician, Physician

Patricia BathPatricia Bath
04 November 1942, American
Ophthalmologist, Physician

Marci BowersMarci Bowers
18 January 1958, American
Gynaecologist
Susan La Flesche PicotteSusan La Flesche Picotte
17 June 1865, American
American doctor

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

Chiaki MukaiChiaki Mukai
06 May 1952, Japanese
Physician

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

Bernadine HealyBernadine Healy
04 August 1944, American
Cardiologist

Alice HamiltonAlice Hamilton
27 February 1869, American
Toxicologist, Pathologist, University teacher,
Fiona WoodFiona Wood
02 February 1958, Australian, British
Plastic surgeon, Physician

May-Britt MoserMay-Britt Moser
04 January 1963, Norwegian
Professor, Neuroscientist, Psychologist, Physician

Grethe RaskGrethe Rask
1930 AD, Danish
physician, surgeon

Carolyn BennettCarolyn Bennett
20 December 1950, Canadian
Politician, Physician
Johanna BudwigJohanna Budwig
30 September 1908, German
Chemist, Biochemist, Inventor, Physician

Tenley AlbrightTenley Albright
18 July 1935, American
Figure Skater
Bluma ZeigarnikBluma Zeigarnik
09 November 1900
Psychologist, Psychiatrist

Claudie HaigneréClaudie Haigneré
13 May 1957, French
Doctor

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

Mary Corinna Putnam JacobiMary Corinna Putnam Jacobi
31 August 1842, British, American
Physician
Leila DenmarkLeila Denmark
01 February 1898, American
Pediatrician, Author

Alexa CanadyAlexa Canady
07 November 1950, American
neurosurgeon, physician

Emily BlackwellEmily Blackwell
08 October 1826
Physician
Sheila SherlockSheila Sherlock
31 March 1918, Northern Irish
Physician

Samantha NuttSamantha Nutt
30 September 1969, Canadian
physician
Lucy Hobbs TaylorLucy Hobbs Taylor
14 March 1833, American
Dentist

Dot RichardsonDot Richardson
22 September 1961, American
Physician

Mary Ann BickerdykeMary Ann Bickerdyke
19 July 1817, American
Medical worker

Mathilde KrimMathilde Krim
09 July 1926, Israeli
Geneticist, Physician
Helene DeutschHelene Deutsch
09 October 1884, Polish, American
Psychologist, Psychiatrist
Mary CalderoneMary Calderone
01 July 1904, American
Physician

Sneha Anne PhilipSneha Anne Philip
07 October 1969, American
 

Tina StrobosTina Strobos
19 May 1920, Dutch
Physician

Carol M. BlackCarol M. Black
26 December 1939, British
Physician
Edith SummerskillEdith Summerskill
19 April 1901, British
Physician

Dorothea ErxlebenDorothea Erxleben
13 November 1715, German
Physician

Zsuzsanna JakabZsuzsanna Jakab
17 May 1951, Hungarian
Public health expert

Zilda ArnsZilda Arns
25 August 1934, Brazilian
Brazilian pediatrician

Harriot Kezia HuntHarriot Kezia Hunt
09 November 1805, American
Physician
Marie Elizabeth ZakrzewskaMarie Elizabeth Zakrzewska
06 September 1829, Polish, American
Physician

Helen Flanders DunbarHelen Flanders Dunbar
14 May 1902, American
Psychiatrist, Physician
Ann PrestonAnn Preston
01 December 1813, American
Physician

Claribel ConeClaribel Cone
14 November 1864, American
American art collectors
Georgeanna Seegar JonesGeorgeanna Seegar Jones
06 July 1912, American
Physician
Hattie AlexanderHattie Alexander
05 April 1901, American
Pediatrician