Top 20 Doctor celebrities in Scotland
Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Doctor celebrities [Updated June 4, 2023].
Jennie Kidd Trout was born
on April 21, 1841
She helped to establish a women's medical school at Queen's University following her retirement.
John Hunter was born
on February 13, 1728
He was the teacher and friend of Edward Jenner
, who created the smallpox vaccine.
James Young Simpson was born
on June 7, 1811
James Lind was born
on October 4, 1716
He improved sailing conditions by encouraging cleaner living conditions and sea water distillation.
Neil Arnott was born
on May 15, 1788
He designed the first waterbed, as well as a better way to ventilate cooking stoves, but he refused to patent either of them.
William Hunter was born
on May 23, 1718
Remembered as one of Great Britain's leading obstetricians of the Eighteenth Century, this Scottish doctor and anatomy teacher is perhaps most famous as the medical instructor and older brother of the renowned surgeon John Hunter.
Though remembered primarily for his work in the medical field of obstetrics, he also contributed to orthopedics, penning an important 1743 paper on the topic of cartilage injuries.