Top 20 Doctor celebrities in Canada
Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Doctor celebrities [Updated June 5, 2023].
James Naismith was born
on November 6, 1861
in Almonte, Canada.
He played several sports at McGill University, including lacrosse and soccer. The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame is named after him.
Frederick Banting was born
on November 14, 1891
in Alliston, Canada.
Despite having little training in research, he managed to persuade a Toronto scientist to lend him a lab for eight weeks for his research.
The Toe Bro was born
on July 26, 1987
in Toronto, Canada.
He created his channel to give advice and information in regard to preventing harmful disorders as well as improving foot health.
George Landerkin was born
on July 20, 1839
He was also President of the Canada Mutual Mining and Development Company.
Daniel David Palmer was born
on March 7, 1845
He discovered that a janitor who was hard of hearing had a lump in his back, which he thought was related to his impairment.
Cluny Macpherson was born
on March 18, 1879
He studied medicine at Methodist College and McGill University.
Anderson Rufin Abbott was born
on April 7, 1837
He was one of thirteen black surgeons to serve in the American Civil War.
Norman Bethune was born
on March 3, 1890
in Gravenhurst, Canada.
In later years he became sympathetic to communism, and at the outbreak of WWII, he mobilized a Canadian medical unit embedded with the Chinese army.
Oswald Avery was born
on October 21, 1877
He was nominated for a Nobel prize multiple times during his research, but never won.
Wilbert Keon was born
on May 17, 1935
In 1986, he became the first Canadian doctor to implant an artificial heart into a human being.
Sheela Basrur was born
on October 17, 1956
She was widely praised for her work during the SARS outbreak in 2003.
Natasha Turner was born
on April 5, 1976
in Toronto, Canada.
She's a sought-after speaker and writer having appeared on TED Talks and Canadian talk shows as well as contributed to publications like the Huffington Post, Thrive Global and Elle Canada.
Chris Nicholas was born
on December 27, 1984
Diagnostic and interventional radiologist who is known as one half of the YouTube channel Becki and Chris. They have 210,000 subscribers and 11 million overall views.
Chris Nicholas is a qualified helicopter pilot.