Who do you think the richest doctors in the world are? You don’t need to think about it any more, as Insider Monkey has came up with a great compilation. Surely all doctors are rich, or at least we think so. Personally I don’t envy the money they earn, as they take responsibility for our lives, and their job is highly demanding. I haven’t known which medical fields have the richest doctors, so it was very edifying for me to read Insider Monkey’s article.
Now without a further ado let’s see what Insider Monkey has investigated for us. We have picked three of the richest doctors in the world from their list.
The first one is Kathy Fields is a dermatologist, and the co-founder of Proactive Solutions along with our previous entry Katie Rodan. She is also estimated to have a net worth of $320 million. Dr. Kathy Fields is currently working as an assistant dermatology professor at the University of California, San Francisco, while also having her private practice. However, the majority of her wealth comes from Proactive Solutions. The second doctor is Gary Michelson. Dr. Gary Michelson, the next one in our list of richest doctors in the world is an orthopedic and spinal surgeon. He dedicated his entire life to medical science and has over 250 US patents for various medical devices and procedures. He achieved his billionaire status in 2005, when he finally came to a settlement with Medtronic for patents he invented. That landed him the fortune of $1.35 billion dollars. After that, he invested in various fields of business like, real estate, timber, energy, etc., and his business ventures have been successful so far. The third doctor is Thomas Frist, Jr. Dr. Thomas Frist Jr. ranks second in our list of richest doctors in the world. He is a medical doctor from Washington University. However, his massive fortune was made through Hospital Corp. of America that owns and operates about 165 hospitals and 115 freestanding surgery centers spread across 20 states in the country and also in London, UK. He also has business concerns in China. He may be a medical doctor, but he is well known for his successes as a businessman.
For any further useful information, read Insider Monkey’s article about 11 richest doctors in the world.