Doctors on Stamps

  Here you can find the most famous doctors and medical personnels who left great landmarks on the history of medicine through ages and honored on stamps. Detailed infos about every doctor can be found in the extensive associated articles from the most respected scientific medical journals.

   Exclusive album pages are here for download with brief bios and a place for the stamp.

The list is very huge and many pages will be added on constant basis so be sure to check regularly for new updates.  

Exclusive web pages with full information and reference articles about the stamp and the honored physician.

In Web Pages


Adam Politzer (1835-1920).jpg

Adam Politzer

(1835-1920) , medica

Albert Schweitzer



Alexander Fleming



Allvar Gullstrand (1862-1930)

Calmette_1948_GF medical philately.png

Albert Calmette


Albrecht-von-Graefe-1828-1870 copy.png

Albrecht von Graefe


Alexander Onufrievich Kovalevsky (1840-1

Alexander Kovalevsky (1840-1901)

Andreas Vesalius (1514-64),medicalphilat

Andreas Vesalius (1514-64)

Albert-Sabin (usa).jpg

Albert Sabin


Albucasis or Abul Kasim



Alexandre Yersin (1863–1943)

Doctors honored on stamps of all countries all over the world. Follow the links for full review of the issued physician stamps.

Country List


Large number of articles published by famous medical philatelists  and discussing pioneer physicians' careers and achievements. 




Haas L F,

Dr Lindsay F. Haas, MD List of Publications

Featuring the most famous Doctors in the history of medicine on stamps 

   Lindsay was a distinguished Wellington Hospital Neurologist (1974 - 2011), and was Head of Neurology from 1988 - 2009. In the late 1980s Lindsay developed an interest in the medical aspects of philately. He presented a paper on the subject to the annual scientific meeting of the RACP in 1989, entitled 'Doctors that have been licked'. There followed a remarkable series of publications in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. From 1991 to 2005, no less than 146 articles by Lindsay appeared in that journal, each one giving a mini-biography of a medical personality appearing on a postage stamp. 


Jayant V. Pai-Dhungat, MD list of publications 

Professor of Internal Medicine

   Dr. Jayant Pai Dhungat is a Professor of Medicine, TN Medical College and BYL Nair Hospital, Mumbai and an esteemed member of Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM). His large series of articles depicting medical philately subjects and published in the Journal of the Association of Physicians of India (JAPI), is famous and very informative.


  These are some specially designed album pages from Dr Amir's private collection, rich in visual and information content and suitable for exhibitions. They form a good addition to your specialized Medical Philately album. There is a huge number of these pages so please let me know if you need specific ones for your interest topic. They are free to use and download with proper attribution ... enjoy.




Dr Amir frames ornament med phila 9.jpg
Dr Amir frames ornament med phila 8 smal
  • White Twitter Icon
  • White Facebook Icon

© 2019  Web and Graphic Design by Dr Amir Monir. All rights reserved.