Medical is one of the most prolific career options and it provides endless opportunities for growth. However, net worth of these five richest doctors in the world will leave you jaw-dropped.
These capable doctors have made a lot out of their field. Here is the list and their incredible stories.
Thomas F. Frist Jr.
Dr. Thomas Frist was the co-founder of Hospital Corporation of America along with his father. Prior to this, he was an air-force surgeon. Thomas is considered the wealthiest person in Tennessee and one of the richest doctors in the world.
He is also ranked as number 37 on Forbes 400.
His net worth is 15.8 billion USD.
Known for invention of the drug Abraxane, which can prove efficient in fighting against pancreatic, breast, and lung cancer, Soon-Shiong is a media proprietor, transplant surgeon, and bioscientist. He revolutionized the treatment of cancer which is what makes him the richest doctor in the world.
His net worth is 7.8 billion USD.
Dr. Phillip Frost has served as the chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer of ‘Miami’ pharmaceutical manufacturers named Ivax Corporation. He later sold the pharmaceutical company for $7.8 billion.
Frost has also served as a lieutenant commander at the National Cancer Institute. He was a professor at the University of Miami School of Medicine teaching dermatology.
With a total net worth of 2.5 billion USD, he makes it to the list of the richest doctors in the world.
Gary K. Michelson
Michelson is the richest surgeon in the world. He is an orthopedic and spinal surgeon, a philanthropist, and a medical inventor as well. He founded numerous non-profits to give to education, animal welfare, and the field of medical research.
After a settle with Medtronic, Michelson became a billionaire. His net worth is 1.7 million USD.
Yiling is one of the richest doctors through his stake in Yiling Pharmaceutical which was basically founded by his father. He is a self-made doctor with a net worth of $1.6 billion.
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