A. J. Cronin Archibald Joseph Cronin, MB, ChB, MD, DPH, MRCP (19 July 1896 – 6 January 1981) was a Scottish novelist and physician.
Abraham Goldberg Professor Sir Abraham Goldberg (1923–2007) was Regius Professor of the Practice of Medicine at the University of Glasgow.
Adam Little Dr Adam Little (1 September 1919 – 12 June 2008) was a Scottish football player who played during the 1940s and 50s for Rangers and Morton.
Adam Neale Adam Neale M.D. (died 1832) was a Scottish army physician and author.
Agnes McLaren Agnes McLaren was a respected Scottish doctor who was the first to give medical assistance to women in India who, because of custom, were unable to get medical help from male doctors.
Alan McGlashan Alan Fleming McGlashan, MC was a British pilot and doctor.
Alexander Biggam Major-General Sir Alexander Gordon Biggam KBE CB FRSE FRCPE FRCP (14 April 1888, Stranraer - 22 March 1963) was a Scottish physician and soldier who served as Director of Study of Edinburgh Post...
Alexander Charles Farquharson Alexander Charles Farquharson (15 March 1864 – 27 May 1951) was a Scottish doctor, barrister, soldier and Liberal Party politician.
Andrew Halliday (physician) Sir Andrew Halliday (also spelt Hallidie; b. Copewood, parish of Dryfesdale, Dumfries, on 17 March 1782; d. Dumfries, on 7 September 1839) was a Scottish physician, reformer, and writer.
Andrew Murray (doctor) Dr Andrew Murray is a Scottish doctor, runner and author who works for the Scottish Government promoting physical activity for health.
Andrew Ure Andrew Ure was a Scottish doctor, scholar and chemist.
Angus Macdonald (obstetrician) Angus Macdonald M.D., (18 April 1836 - 10 February 1886), was a Scottish physician and lecturer at the University of Edinburgh, and President of the Edinburgh Obstetrical Society from 1879 to 1881.
Anthony Trickett Anthony Robert Trickett MBE is a Scottish doctor and currently Lord Lieutenant of Orkney.
Archibald Arnott Archibald Arnott was a British Army surgeon best remembered as Napoleon's doctor on St. Helena, and who was present at the Emperor's autopsy.
Archibald Robertson (physician) Archibald Robertson (3 December 1789 – 19 October 1864) was a Scottish physician and medical writer who had a short but notable naval career, followed by a long private practice.
Archie Cochrane Archibald Leman Cochrane was a Scottish doctor and pioneer of evidence based medicine.
Arthur Conan Doyle Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle DL (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a Scottish physician and writer who is most noted for his fictional stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are...
Arthur Edmondston Arthur Edmondston, M.D. (1776–1841) was a Scottish physician and writer on the Shetland Isles.
Arthur Mitchell (physician) Sir Arthur Mitchell K.C.B., M.D. was a Scottish doctor involved in the study and care of patients with mental illness.
Asher Asher Asher Asher, born in Glasgow, was the first Scottish Jew to enter the medical profession.
Basil Neven-Spence Sir Basil Hamilton Hebden Neven-Spence (12 June 1888 – 13 September 1974) was a Scottish Unionist Party politician and military physician.
Binnie Dunlop Binnie Dunlop was a Scottish doctor and advocate of eugenics.
David Cuthbertson Sir David Paton Cuthbertson CBE, FRSE (9 May 1900 – 15 April 1989) was a Scottish physician, biochemist, medical researcher and nutritionist who was a leading authority on metabolism.
David Deas Sir David Deas (1807–1876) was a Scottish medical officer in the Royal Navy.
E T Burke E T Burke, DSO, MB, ChB was a British doctor of medicine who fought in World War I and "was one of England's outstanding authorities on venereal diseases".
Ekkehard von Kuenssberg Ekkehard von Kuenssberg MB ChB CBE PRCPG FRCOG FRCP (born Heidelberg, 17 December 1913 - died Edinburgh, 27 December 2000), was a German-born pioneering Scottish medical doctor.
Elizabeth Janet MacGregor Elizabeth Janet Macgregor (née MacPherson) (1920 - 2005) pioneered the first successful screening trial programme for cervical cancer in the United Kingdom.
Elsie Inglis Elsie Inglis was an innovative Scottish doctor and suffragist.
Emil Fischbacher Emil Fischbacher 巴醫生 (9 August 1903-27 May 1933) was a Scottish Protestant Christian missionary to Xinjiang.
Francis Home Francis Home FRSE FRCPE was a Scottish physician who made the first attempt to vaccinate against measles, in 1758.
Francis Richard Fraser Sir Francis Richard Fraser (February 14, 1885 - October 2, 1964) was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, to Sir Thomas Richard Fraser, the Professor of Materia Medica at the University of Edinburgh and...
G. Archdall Reid Sir George Archdall O'Brien Reid KBE FRSE (7 April 1860, Roorky, India - 19 November 1929) was a Scottish physician, and a writer on public health and on the subject of evolution.
George Eglisham George Eglisham (fl. 1612–1642), a Scotch physician and poet, was introduced at the age of three to the favourable notice of James VI by the Marquis of Hamilton, who said at the time that Eglish...
George Harley George Harley (1829–1896) was a Scottish physician.
George Patterson (missionary) George Neilson Patterson also known as Patterson of Tibet, was a former Scottish engineer and missionary who served as medical officer and diplomatic representative of the Tibetan resista...
George Patterson (Tibetan resistance) George Neilson Patterson (born August 19, 1920 in Falkirk, Scotland), also known as Patterson of Tibet, is a former Scottish engineer and missionary who served as medical officer and diplo...
George Steward Beatson George Steward Beatson, surgeon-general, graduated in arts and medicine at Glasgow, where he took the degree of M.D. in 1836.
Gilbert Blane Sir Gilbert Blane of Blanefield, 1st Baronet FRSE FRS MRCP (29 August 1749 – 26 June 1834) was a Scottish physician who instituted health reform in the Royal Navy.
Graeme Catto Sir Graeme Robertson Dawson Catto LLD, DSc, MD, FRSE, Hon FRCSE, FRCP(Lon), FRCGP, FFPM, FMedSci FKC (born 24 April 1945) is a Scottish doctor who was President, later Chair, of the General Medi...
Graeme Garden David Graeme Garden OBE (born 18 February 1943) is a British comedian, author, actor, artist and television presenter, best known as a member of The Goodies.
Harry Burns (doctor) Sir Henry "Harry" Burns has been the Chief Medical Officer for Scotland since September 2005.
Helenus Scott Helenus Scott M.D. (1760–1821) was a Scottish physician.
Henry Dewar Henry Dewar (1771 – 1823), originally Henry Frazer or Fraser, was a Scottish minister turned physician, known as a writer.
Henry Faulds Henry Faulds was a Scottish physician, missionary and scientist who is noted for the development of fingerprinting.
Henry Halcro Johnston Colonel Henry Halcro Johnston CB CBE DL FRSE FLS (13 September 1856 – 18 October 1939) was a Scottish botanist, physician and rugby union international.
Henry Littlejohn (surgeon born 1826) Sir Henry Duncan Littlejohn (1826, Edinburgh - 1914, Benreoch, near Arrochar, Argyll) was a Scottish surgeon, forensic scientist and public health pioneer.
Hugh Cleghorn (forester) Hugh Francis Clarke Cleghorn of Stravithie FRSE FLS (9 August 1820 – 16 May 1895) was a pioneering Scottish physician, botanist and forester who worked in India.
Hugh Whyte Hugh Whyte (24 July 1955 – 9 November 2009) was a Scottish football goalkeeper, who played for Hibernian and Dunfermline Athletic.
Ian Donald Ian Donald was a Scottish physician who pioneered the use of diagnostic ultrasound in medicine.
Ian Smith (footballer born 1952) Ian L. Taylor-Smith, commonly known as Ian Smith, is a Scottish former footballer who played in the Scottish Football League for Queens Park, Heart of Midlothian and Queen of the South, a...
Isabel Emslie Hutton Lady Isabel Galloway Emslie Hutton CBE (nee Isabel Galloway Emslie; 1887–1960) was a Scottish medical doctor who specialised in mental health and social work, Her husband was Thomas Jacomb Hutton.
James Anderson (botanist) James Anderson (17 January 1738, Long Hermiston, Midlothian - 6 August 1809, Garden House, by Madras, India) was a Scottish physician and botanist.
James Begbie James Begbie FRSE FRCPE FRCSE was a Scottish medical doctor who served as president of the Medico-Chirurgical Society of Edinburgh and as president of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.
James Bell Pettigrew James Bell Pettigrew, MD FRS FRSE FRCPE (26 May 1834 - 30 January 1908) was a Scottish naturalist and museum curator.
James Black (pharmacologist) Sir James Whyte Black OM FRS FRSE FRCP (14 June 1924 – 22 March 2010) was a Scottish doctor and pharmacologist.
James C. Crow Born in Inverness, Doctor James C. "Jim" Crow was the Scottish creator of the sour mash process for creating Bourbon Whiskey.
James Hector Sir James Hector (16 March 1834 – 6 November 1907) was a Scottish geologist, naturalist, and surgeon who accompanied the Palliser Expedition as a surgeon and geologist.
James Hendry (obstetrician) James Hendry (September 25, 1885 – September 9, 1945) was Regius Professor of Midwifery at the University of Glasgow from 1943 until his death in 1945.
James Matthews Duncan James Matthews Duncan (1826–1890) was a Scottish physician, known as a practitioner of and author on obstetrics.
James McGrigor Sir James McGrigor, 1st Baronet (1771–1858) was a Scottish physician, military surgeon and botanist, considered to be the man largely responsible for the creation of the Royal Army Medical Corps.
James Ormiston McWilliam James Ormiston McWilliam (1808–1862) was a Scottish naval surgeon, physician and writer on infectious diseases, best known as medical officer to the 1841 Niger expedition.
James Petrie James Colquhoun Petrie CBE FRSE FRCP FRCPE FRCPI FFPM FMedSci (18 Sept.
James Russell (Scottish politician) Sir James Alexander Russell FRSE FRCPE (6 April 1846, Glassellan House, Skye – 22 January 1918, Edinburgh) was a Scottish physician who served as Lord Provost of Edinburgh (1891–94).
John Adamson (physician) Dr. John Adamson (1809–1870) was a Scottish physician, pioneer photographer, physicist, lecturer and museum curator.
John Anderson (zoologist) John Anderson (4 October 1833 – 15 August 1900) was a Scottish anatomist and zoologist who worked in India as the curator of the Indian Museum.
John Barclay (anatomist) John Barclay FRSE FRCPE FRCSE FLS MWS (1758, Perthshire – 1826) was an eminent Scottish comparative anatomist, extra-mural teacher in anatomy, and director of the Highland Society of Scotland.
John Boyd Orr, 1st Baron Boyd-Orr John Boyd Orr, 1st Baron Boyd-Orr CH, DSO, MC, FRS, known as Sir John Boyd Orr from 1935 to 1949, was a Scottish teacher, doctor, biologist and politician who received the Nobel Peace Priz...
John Brisbane John Brisbane (d. 1776 ?), was a Scottish physician.
John Brown (physician) John Brown FRSE FRCPE (22 September 1810 – 11 May 1882) was a Scottish physician and essayist.
John Forbes (physician) Sir John Forbes FRCP FRS (17 December 1787 – 13 November 1861) was a distinguished Scottish physician, famous for his translation of the classic French medical text, De L'Auscultation Mediate...
John Gairdner John Gairdner (1790–1876) was a Scottish physician.
John George Macleod John George Macleod (Kirkhill, 8 May 1915 – Edinburgh, 4 April 2006) was a Scottish doctor of medicine and a writer of medical textbooks.
John Hodge (screenwriter) John Hodge is an award winning British screenwriter and dramatist, most noted for his adaptation of Irvine Welsh's novel Trainspotting into the script for the film of the same title.
John Hutton Balfour John Hutton Balfour (15 September 1808 – 11 February 1884) was a Scottish botanist.
John James Pringle John James Pringle (1855 – 18 December 1922) was a Scottish dermatologist.
John James Rickard Macleod John James Rickard Macleod, FRS (6 September 1876 – 16 March 1935) was a Scottish biochemist and physiologist.
Margaret Todd (doctor) Margaret Todd (c. 1859 – 1918) was a Scottish writer and doctor who in 1913 suggested the term isotope to chemist Frederick Soddy.
Marion Gilchrist (doctor) Dr Marion Gilchrist (1864-1952) was the first female graduate of the University of Glasgow; the first woman to qualify in medicine from a Scottish university; and a leading activist in the Women...
Mark Duncan Mark Duncan, regent of the University of Saumur, son of Thomas Duncan of Maxpoffle, Roxburghshire, by Janet, daughter of Patrick Oliphant of Sowdoun in the same county, is supposed to have been ...
Matthew Baillie Matthew Baillie (27 October 1761, Shotts Manse, Lanarkshire, Scotland – 23 September 1823, Duntisbourne, Gloucestershire, England) was a Scottish physician and pathologist.
Matthew Hay Matthew Hay (1855–1932) was a Scottish doctor and champion of Public Health.
Maxwell Garthshore Maxwell Garthshore (28 October 1732 – 1 March 1812) was a Scottish physician and Fellow of the Royal Society.
Morag Crichton Timbury Dr. Morag Crichton Timbury, née McCulloch FRSE FRCP, FRCPath (born c. 1930) is a Scottish medical virologist, bacteriologist and science writer.
Murdoch Cameron Murdoch Cameron (March 31, 1847 – April 28, 1930) was Regius Professor of Midwifery at the University of Glasgow from 1894 to 1926.
Norman Blacklock Sir Norman James Blacklock KCVO OBE FRCS was a surgeon in the Royal Navy and later a consultant in urology and professor of medicine at Manchester University.
Oswald Taylor Brown Oswald Taylor Brown OBE FRCP FRCP was a Scottish consultant physician in Geriatric Medicine based in Dundee from 1951 unitil 1979.
Patrick Blair (surgeon) Patrick Blair, M.D. (c.1680–1728) was a Scottish surgeon and botanist, a Fellow of the Royal Society from 1712.
Patrick Manson Sir Patrick Manson was a Scottish physician who made important discoveries in parasitology and was the founder of the tropical medicine field.
Paul MacGillivray Paul MacGillivray (1834–1895), a scientist and medical practitioner by occupation, was born at Edinburgh, to William MacGillivray and Marion née Askill, and was the brother of John MacGilliv...
Richard Poole Richard Poole was a Scottish physician, psychiatrist, and phrenologist.
Rob Wainwright Robert Iain Wainwright is a former rugby union footballer who was capped 37 times for Scotland and once for the British Lions.
Robert Aim Lennie Robert Aim Lennie (April 6, 1889 – March 26, 1961) was Regius Professor of Midwifery at the University of Glasgow from 1946 to 1955.
Robert Broom Professor Robert Broom FRS was a Scottish South African doctor and paleontologist.
Robert Christison Sir Robert Christison, 1st Baronet FRSE FRCSE FRCPE (18 July 1797 – 23 January 1882) was a Scottish toxicologist and physician who served as president of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinbur...
Robert Dundas Thomson Robert Dundas Thomson was a Scottish physician academic, medical officer of health, and author, known as an authority on sanitation.
Robert Edmond Grant Robert Edmond Grant MD FRCPEd FRS was born in Edinburgh and educated at Edinburgh University as a physician.
Robert Forgan Robert Forgan was a British politician who was a close associate of Oswald Mosley.
Robert Graham (botanist born 1786) Robert Graham (3 December 1786, Stirling – 7 August 1845, Coldoch, by Blairdrummond, Perthshire) was a Scottish physician and botanist.
Robert Graham (botanist) Robert Graham (3 December 1786, Stirling – 7 August 1845, Coldoch, by Blairdrummond, Perthshire) was a Scottish physician and botanist.
Robert Jackson (surgeon) Robert Jackson M.D. was a Scottish physician-surgeon, reformer, and inspector-general of army hospitals.
Robert Marcus Gunn Robert Marcus Gunn was a Scottish ophthalmologist remembered for Gunn's sign and the Marcus Gunn pupil.
Robert McIntyre Dr Robert Douglas McIntyre (Gaelic: Raibeart Dùghlas Mac an t-Saoir; 15 December 1913 – 2 February 1998) was the Leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP) from 1947–1956 and a ...
Robert Muir (pathologist) Sir Robert Muir, FRS, FRSE, FRCP, FRCPE, RFPSG (5 July 1864, Balfron, Stirlingshire – 30 March 1959, Edinburgh) was a Scottish physician and pathologist who carried out pioneering work in immun...
Robert Reid Kalley Robert Reid Kalley (8 September 1809 – 17 January 1888) was a Scottish physician and Presbyterian missionary notable for his efforts to spread Presbyterian views in Portuguese-speaking territori...
Robert Wright (surgeon) Sir Robert Wright DSO OBE (1 March 1915 – 4 December 1981) was a senior British surgeon; a former President of the General Medical Council of Great Britain and former President of the Royal Coll...
Robin Murray Sir Robin MacGregor Murray FRS (born 1944, Glasgow) is a Scottish psychiatrist, Professor of Psychiatric Research at the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London.
Ronald Campbell Macfie Ronald Campbell Macfie was a Scottish medical doctor, and science writer specialising in eugenics and Darwinist selection, sometime Liberal Member of British Parliament mentioned in The Bookman ...
Sir James Clark, 1st Baronet Sir James Clark, Bt., MD (14 December 1788 - 29 June 1870) was a British physician who was Physician-in-Ordinary to Queen Victoria between 1837 and 1860.
Sir James McGrigor, 1st Baronet Sir James McGrigor, 1st Baronet was a Scottish physician, military surgeon and botanist, considered to be the man largely responsible for the creation of the Royal Army Medical Corps.
Stewart Duke-Elder Sir William Stewart Duke-Elder, GCVO, DSc, LLD, MD, PhD, FRCP, FRCS, FRS, a Scottish ophthalmologist born in Tealing near Dundee, was a dominant force in his field for more than a quarter of a c...
Thomas Addis Thomas Addis (July 27, 1881 – June 4, 1949) was a physician-scientist who made important contributions to the understanding of how blood clots.
Thomas Burnet (physician) Sir Thomas Burnet (1638–1704) was a Scottish physician, known for his appointment to successive British monarchs, and as an author in the tradition of Early Modern learned medicine.
Thomas Charles Hope Thomas Charles Hope (21 July 1766 – 13 June 1844) was a Scottish physician and chemist.
Thomas Graham Balfour Thomas Graham Balfour (1813–1891) was a Scottish physician noted for his work with medical statistics, and a member of Florence Nightingale's inner circle.
Thomas Grainger Stewart Sir Thomas Grainger Stewart FRSE FRCPE was an eminent Scottish physician who served as president of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, president of the Medico-Chirurgical Society of E...
Thomas John MacLagan Thomas John MacLagan (1838–1903) was a Scottish doctor and pharmacologist from Dundee.
Thomas McCall Anderson Sir Thomas McCall Anderson (1836-1908) was a professor of practice of medicine, at the University of Glasgow.
Thomas Richardson Colledge Thomas Richardson Colledge (1796 – 28 October 1879) was a Scottish surgeon with the East India Company at Guangzhou (Canton) who served part-time as the first medical missionary in China.
Thomas Stewart Traill Thomas Stewart Traill (29 October 1781 – 30 July 1862) was a Scottish physician, chemist, mineralogist, meteorologist, zoologist and scholar of medical jurisprudence.
Thomas Trotter (physician) Thomas Trotter (1760 – 1832) was a Scottish naval physician and author who was a leading medical reformer in the Royal Navy and an ardent critic of the slave trade.
William Henderson (physician and homeopath) Dr. William Henderson (born 1810 in Thurso, Caithness, Scotland; d. 1872) was a conventionally trained Scottish physician who became an influential advocate for homeopathy in Great Britain.
William Menzies Alexander Reverend William Menzies Alexander M.D. (May 12, 1858 (Shettleston, Lanarkshire, Scotland) – August 30, 1929 (Edinburgh, Scotland)) was a Scottish medical and theological writer.
William Nisbet (physician) William Nisbet (1759–1822) was a Scottish physician notable for having authored many widely used medical books that emphasized practice.
William Ramsay Smith William Ramsay Smith (27 November 1859 – 28 September 1937) was a Scottish physician, naturalist, anthropologist and civil servant, active in Australia later in his career.
William Richmond (physician) William Richmond was a Scottish biochemist and medical researcher, best known for developing a new method for testing blood cholesterol.
William Rutherford (physiologist) William Rutherford (20 April 1839, Ancrum Craig, Roxburghshire - 21 February 1899, 14 Douglas Crescent, Edinburgh) was a Scottish physician and physiologist who was Professor of Physiology at E...