Dr Christiaan Neethling Barnard -- South African cardiac surgeon who performed the world's first successful human-to-human heart transplant in His innovative procedure has led to more than lives saved by transplant surgeries.
William Harvey April 1578 – 3 June was an English physician, who described completely and in detail the systemic circulation and properties of blood being pumped to the body by the heart, though earlier writers had provided precursors of the theory.
Charles Scott Sherrington was born on November 27, 1857, at Islington, London. He was the son of James Norton Sherrington, of Caister, Great Yarmouth, who died when Sherrington was a young child. Sherrington's mother later married Dr. Caleb Rose of Ipswich, a good classical scholar and a noted archaeologist, whose interest in the English artists of the Norwich School no doubt gave Sherrington the interest in art that he retained throughout his life. #meded
Edward Anthony Jenner, FRS May 1749 – 26 January was an English physician and scientist from Berkeley, Gloucestershire, who was the pioneer of smallpox vaccine. He is often called "the father of immunology.
Dr. Ian McWhinney was born in Burnley, England in 1926. He attended Cambridge University and St. Bartholomews Hospital Medical School, graduating M.B. B.Chir. from Cambridge in 1949. In 1959 he obtained an M.D. by thesis from Cambridge. Arguably the most influential driving force for patient-centered approach to general practice. #meded #FMRevolution