5 Famous Healthcare Professionals

5 Famous Healthcare Professionals

By Manhattan Institute
Posted in Students
On May 25, 2017

You have to work really hard to be a great healthcare professional, but sometimes it takes a little bit of luck to become famous, too. They all took different paths to get there, but the following individuals are some of the most famous healthcare professionals out there.

Dr. Aaron Carroll

Dr. Carroll is one of the most internet-famous doctors and provides great insights on his blog and in his youtube videos. He is also a professor of Pediatrics and Associate Dean for Research Mentoring at Indiana University School of Medicine.

Dr. Ian Olver

If there’s any doctor known for the fight against cancer, it’s Dr. Ian Olver. Dr. Olver is an Australian oncologist who has found world fame through his tireless work in cancer research and treatment. He is also one of the biggest fundraisers for cancer research in the world.

Dr. Henry Jay Heimlich

Unlike all of the other famous healthcare professionals in this list, you know who Dr. Heimlich is just from his name. This American doctor created the life-saving process we know as the Heimlich Maneuver. His abdominal thrust to assist a choking victim has saved countless people across the world.

Dr. Mike

While Dr. Mike is known for his work as a doctor, his fame primarily stems from his Hot Doctor Instagram profile. He curates his Instagram feed to show that doctors can balance the heaviness of their work with the joys of life. Since his profile went viral, he has used it to raise awareness and funds for many causes.

Dr. Maximilian Oskar Bircher-Benner

Dr. Bircher-Benner is responsible for proving that fresh fruits and vegetables can actually cure disease. Renowned by nutritionists and physicists, you can thank him for your green smoothie and kale salad.