A doctor is considered to be in place of god for the reason that he is actually the one who saves lives down on earth. Out of a millions of doctors available in every country, there are , however, a very few who are able to sustain their name and wealth for a decently long time.
Here are the top 10 richest doctors in the world.
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Net Worth: $7.3 billion
Specialty: Medicine, Pharmaceutical
South African born American Surgeon is highly popular for inventing the metastatic breast cancer treatment drug. The businessman, medical researcher, a professor at the University of California is the current Chairman of the Chan Soon- Siong Family Foundation and Institute for Advance Health. The graduate of the University of Witwatersrand was the first resident who received multiple research awards simultaneously from the American College of Surgeons, American Association of Academic Surgery and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. His wealth comes from being a founder of two pharmaceutical companies.
2)Dr. Thomas First Jr.
Net Worth: $4 billion
The man who is known for his ‘Patients first’ attitude and served as a professional mentor to many doctors over the course of his career, is the owner of Hospital Corporation of America has been on many reputable positions in various organizations. The current member of the Nashville Community Foundation owns a corporation that provides medical facilities such as surgery centers all around the world.
Net Worth: $2.4 billion
A doctor and a professor who has his MD from Albert Einstein College of Medicine is chairman of Teva Pharmaceuticals, the largest producers of generic pharmaceuticals in the country. He earn his wealth via pharmaceuticals and key stakes in medical device companies like SafeStitch.
Net Worth: $1.4 billion
Specialty: Spinal Surgeon
The doctor who is well known for his inventions, surgical instruments and operative methods. The graduate of Hahnemann Medical College and Temple university is a spinal surgeon for 25 years now and throughout his career he published 101 research papers. And to date he already has over 250 U.S patent on devices, methods and instruments used in orthopedic and spinal surgeries. In 2006 he was credited highly and awarded Paralyzed Veterans of America Award for the outstanding medical research in the field of Spinal disorders.
5)Dr. Leonard Hochstein
Net Worth: $20 million
Specialty: Plastic Surgeon
For over 15 years, this American surgeon has been known for facial rejuvenation, body contouring, breast enhancing and other aesthetic procedures. He is one of the most renowned plastic surgeons in Miami who has performed more than 10,000 aesthetic procedures.
Net Worth: $15 million
Specialty: Plastic Surgery
The graduate of Harvard medical school, who is found from OTs to to screens’ of cinemas and national television advertisements. He appeared in more than 60 television shows including Dr. Phill and Good Morning America. The Brazilian doctor has also appeared as a medical consultant in the film Seven. This California Plastic and Cosmetic surgeon are in private practice in Beverly Hills.
Net Worth: $14 million
Specialty: Cosmetic Surgery
If you want to get your nose fixed you better get your appointment now because you might get it after six months. The rhinoplasty specialist who travels around the world for help in correcting some of the most challenging complicated cases. The well known reconstructive surgeon is appreciated for his innovative surgical techniques round the world.
Net Worth: $14 million
Specialty: Cardiothoracic surgeon
He is a host, TV personality who appeared in shows like Good Morning America, Today, The View, an author of 400 medical books and research papers, a professor and a very popular cardiothoracic surgeon. He is Chairman and founder of Health Corps and together with Jeffrey T. Arnold he is the founder of WebMD.
9)Dr. James Andrews
Net Worth: $10 million
Specialty: Orthopedic Surgeon
You must have heard about him very frequently if you are in love with Kevin Smith, John Cena, Triple H, Shawn Michael and many more renowned athletes because he is known to perform orthopedic surgeries on several high profile figures. The American physician and the most popular orthopedic surgeon in the world, who specialized in knee, shoulder and elbow injuries, is also a team doctor of the Washington Redskins and Alabama Crimson Tide. He is often the choice of doctor by Michael Jordan, Charles Berkeley and Andrian Peterson.
Net Worth: $500,000
The doctor who received mainstream attention at the time of Michael Jackson’s death is also highly popular with poor people as he offers free medical services to the poor people. The father of 7 children earned around $160,000 every month just to inject a dose of sleep to Jackson. He has been sentenced four years in prison just for involuntary manslaughter in Michal Jackson’s death.