Doctors are known for saving the lives of people. They are the back-bone of the society. He requires a lot of hard work and motivation to achieve the title of a doctor prior to your name. Doctors also have a specialization of their own. They can be surgeons, physicians. Doctors also form an integral segment of our life. The top 12 richest doctors who have made in big in the medical field are written below.
1. Patrick Soon Shiong - Net worth: $12 billion
Dr. Patrick Soon Shiong tops the position in the list. Along with being a doctor he is also an entrepreneur and a philanthropist. He is known for his fight against cancer and also funding children’s treatments ailing from cancer.
2. Thomas Frist – Net worth: $7 billion
Thomas was a former Air Force surgeon and later joined his hands with his father to establish a hospital.
3. Phillip Frost – Net worth: $3.8 billion
Dr. Frist is a dermatology lecturer and also owns a pharmaceutical company named Ivax. He is an honored doctor.
4. Wu Yiling – Net worth: $1.7 billion
Dr. Wu Yiling has practiced Chinese medicine for over a decade and owns a pharmaceutical company. His company produces herbal medicines that cure numerous of diseases.
5. Gary Michelson – Net worth: $1.55 billion
Dr. Michelson is an orthopedic surgeon. He is well known for inventing orthopedic devices. He has contributed his knowledge to various sectors including medical research, animal welfare, online textbooks, and tropical rain forest.
6. Dr. Phil – Net worth: $280 million
Dr. Phil is an American psychologist and the host of the television show Dr. Phil. Dr. Phil became famous in 1998, when he began to appear on the Oprah Winfrey show, who helped Dr. Phil launch the program. His program is dedicated to fighting childhood obesity.
7. James Andrews – Net worth: $10 to $100 million
James Andrews is an American orthopedic surgeon. He is a specialist in repairing damaged ligaments. He has become known for performing on many high-profile athletes.
8. Terry Dubrow – Net worth: $30 million
Terry Dubrow is a plastic surgeon and television personality. He has become well known for his work on The Swan, a program in which women who were judged ugly were given several plastic surgeries.
9. Leonard Hochstein – Net worth: $20 million
Doctor primarily located in Miami, FL. He has 29 years of experience. His specialties include Plastic Surgery.
10. Robert Rey – Net worth: $15 million
Robert Rey is a Brazilian American politician and surgeon specializing in plastic surgery. He was one of the candidates in the 2014 Brazilian general election but was not elected.
11. Garth Fisher – Net worth: $15 million
Garth Fisher is a plastic surgeon known as the first doctor selected for the ABC television show Extreme Makeover. Garth Fisher had performed surgeries on famous entertainers, celebrities, and business executives. He also specializes in aesthetic plastic surgery of the face, nose, breast and other parts of the body.
12. Dr. Oz – Net worth: $14 million
Mehmet Oz, known as Dr. Oz, is a Turkish American television personality and cardiothoracic surgeon.