Greece among 7 countries producing top doctors in the world

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Greece among 7 countries producing top doctors in the worldThe Faculty of Medicine has listed 7 countries that produce the best doctors in the world and Greece is number 7

Since the dawn of time, all around the world, the profession of a doctor is the most appreciated one. Being a doctor means having a great responsibility because almost every day the quality of someone’s life (or the life itself) is in their hands. Health is our greatest treasure and with great doctors, there is a better chance for the healthier population.

The Faculty of Medicine has listed 7 countries that produce the best doctors in the world and Greece is number 7. Analyzing the most famous doctors in the world, The Faculty of Medicine gave each country 1 point for every doctor who achieved groundbreaking progress in the world of medicine or contributed greatly to medicine in any other way.

Greece, receiving 3 points, is the birthplace of one of the greatest figures in the history of medicine. Hippocrates, considered to be the ‘Father of Western Medicine,’ established a medicine as a professional discipline, known as one of his greatest achievements.

Coming in at number 6 is Austria, who produced one of the greatest minds in psychology and psychiatry, Sigmund Freud. Freud is credited with coining the term psychoanalysis and revolutionizing the study of dreams with his well-known work, ‘The Interpretation of Dreams.’ In addition to Freud, Hans Asperger identified Asperger’s syndrome as a mental disorder.

Number 5 is Australia, known for Howard Florey is who penicillin available to the world. Sir Alexander Fleming discovered the substance, but Florey made the discovery historically significant.

Switzerland comes in at number 4 with Carl June, founder of analytic psychology and Herman Rorschach, who invented the inkblot test.

Hailing from Germany, at number 3, is Erik Erikson who developed the concept of ‘identity crisis.’ Other notable German doctors are Paracelsus, Rudolf Virchow, and Hans Eysenck.

United Kingdom is listed as number 2 with most being people familiar with Sir Conan Doyle and Sir Alexander Fleming, who are credited with discovering penicillin. Edward Jenner discovered the Smallpox vaccine and James Parkinson defined what is known as Parkinson’s disease.

The United States tops the list at number 1, a country producing some of the best doctors in the world. American doctors have made the most lifesaving discoveries, including Alfred Blalock who changed the fate of cardiovascular science forever and Clarence Walton Lillehei, who pioneered open heart surgery. In addition, Ben Carson was the first neurosurgeon to have successfully separated conjoined twins at the head.

Source: The Faculty of Medicine

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