Top 20 Doctor celebrities in England
Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Doctor celebrities [Updated August 18, 2022].
Edward Jenner was born
on May 17, 1749
Throughout time, his work has saved more lives than any other doctor or scientist.
Emily MacDonagh was born
on August 16, 1989
Doctor who married pop singer Peter Andre in July of 2015. She initially met Peter in 2012 and dated the singer for three years before marriage.
She had to briefly move back in with her parents in Somerset to finish her degree while balancing having a newborn child.
Elliot P. Joslin was born
on June 6, 1869
He was the first doctor to comprehensively study diabetes, which was still an obscure condition during his time.
Elizabeth Blackwell was born
on February 3, 1821
in Bristol, England.
She aided with a variety of medical help during the Civil War.
Dr. Ranjit Singh was born
on June 26, 1979
in Kent, England.
Although he's only 5'6", he credits the size of his co-stars on Get Well Soon (3-foot tall puppets) for helping him look tall. He has a hidden talent for music and singing.
Vivek Murthy was born
on July 10, 1977
He chaired a clinical trial quality-improvement organization known as TrialNetworks and founded and headed an HIV education program called VISIONS.
Xand van Tulleken was born
on August 18, 1978
Widely known for presenting the CBBC kids' educational series Operation Ouch! alongside his twin brother Chris van Tulleken. He has also presented the BBC and Channel 4 series Horizon, Secret Life of Twins, and Medicine Men Gone Wild.
He has worked with the World Health Organization in tackling health crises in the international community. He was featured on the Channel 4 series Doctor In Your House in November 2015.
William John Wills was born
on January 5, 1834
He became exhausted and died during the expedition at a place called Breerily Waterhole.
Thomas Sydenham was born
on September 10, 0
He was the first person to accurately record and describe scarlet fever, hysteria, and several other maladies.
Richard Mead was born
on August 11, 0
A high-ranking physician, he was present at the deathbed of England's Queen Anne.
Jonathan Hutchinson was born
on July 23, 1828
He identified a rare genetic, premature aging syndrome known as progeria. His name was initially attached to this syndrome (Hutchinson–Gilford progeria syndrome) and numerous other medical disorders and symptom sets.
Chris Steele was born
on August 29, 1945
He is considered one of the world's foremost experts on nicotine addiction. In 2014, he became the resident doctor for The Best of Health TV channel.
Ben Goldacre was born
on May 20, 1974
He wrote the Bad Science column in The Guardian between 2003 and 2011.
Chris van Tulleken was born
on August 18, 1978
He also received a degree from the London School of Tropical Medicine and has served on the board of Doctors of the World UK.
Erasmus Darwin was born
on December 12, 1731
His 1789 poem "The Loves of the Plants" hinted at the theory of evolution.
Pixie McKenna was born
on January 20, 1971
She gained further reality fame as a competitor on the 2010 series Celebrity Mastermind.
Thomas Hodgkin was born
on August 17, 1798
He became a pioneer of preventive medicine by publishing On the Means of Promoting and Preserving Health.
Tijion Esho was born
on October 23, 1981
in London, England.
He has earned several awards including Best Cosmetic Doctor and Best Clinic at the 2014 Good Surgeon Guide awards.
William Osler was born
on July 12, 1849
Medical doctor who was one of the four founders of the Johns Hopkins Hospital.
William Osler instituted the tradition of medical residency, where students practiced under licensed physicians before receiving their own license.
Thomas Harrison Butler was born
on March 19, 1871
His designs were the subject of a BBC documentary film during the 1980s.