Most Famous Surgeons in the World

Surgeons are able to perform surgery using a modern method, many notable surgeons are famous for their research and successful surgery on their patients. The list below is of famous Surgeons, they are popular for their successful and notable work on a specific category. Nowadays, there are many experts and popular surgeons in the world.

Adrian Kantrowitz

Nationality: American
Born: October 4, 1918, New York, USA
Died: November 14, 2008
Famous as: Cardiac Surgeon

Alfred Blalock

Nationality: American
Born: 05 April 1899, Culloden, USA
Died: 15 September 1964
Famous as: Surgeon

Ben Carson

Nationality: American
Born: 18 September 1951, Culloden, USA
Famous as: Neurosurgeon

Charles Horace Mayo

Nationality: American
Born: 19 July 1865, Rochester
Died: 26 May 1939
Famous as: Surgeon

Charles R. Drew

Nationality: American
Born: 03 June 1904, Washington, USA
Died: 01 April 1950
Famous as: Surgeon

Christiaan Barnard

Nationality: American
Born: 08 November 1922, Beaufort West
Died: 02 September 2001
Famous as: Cardiac Surgeon

Clarence Walton Lillehei

Nationality: American
Born: 23 October 1918, Minneapolis, USA
Died: 05 July 1999
Famous as: Pioneer of Open-heart Surgery

Denton Cooley

Nationality: American
Born: 22 August 1920, Houstan, USA
Famous as: Denton Arthur Cooley

James Paget

Nationality: Britain
Born: 11 January 1814, Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
Died: December 30, 1899
Famous as: Founder of scientific medical pathology

Ludvig Puusepp

Nationality: Estonian
Born: 1875, Kyiv, Ukraine
Died: 19 October 1942
Famous as: Estonian surgeon, researcher and the world’s first professor of neurosurgery

Magdi Yacoub

Nationality: Egyptian
Born: 16 November 1935, Belbin, Ashraqya, Egypt
Famous as: Heart Surgeon

Michael DeBakey

Nationality: American
Born: 07 September 1908, Louisiana
Died: 11 July 2008
Famous as: Cardiac Surgeon

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