Nicola Di Girolamo

Nicola Di Girolamo

Name Nicola Di Girolamo
Profession Doctor
Date of Birth 1988-11-29
Place of Birth Rome,
Italy
Age
Death Date
Birth Sign Sagittarius

About Nicola Di Girolamo

Doctor who has gained fame for his work as an exotic animal veterinarian. He has earned massive popularity to his nic_the.animal.doctor Instagram account for showcasing his veterinary work through short videos and photoblogging.

Early Life of Nicola Di Girolamo

He completed his residency for European College of Zoological Medicine at Rome’s Clinic for Exotic Animals. He later earned his master’s degree in evidence based healthcare from Oxford University. 

Trivia

He has seen his Instagram audience grow to more than 60,000 followers. He has served as the president of the Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Rome, Italy. 

Associated With

He and Jason Diamond are both popular doctors on Instagram.

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Norman Shumway

Norman Shumway

Name Norman Shumway
Profession Doctor
Date of Birth 1923-02-09
Place of Birth Michigan
Age 83 yrs
Death Date 2006-02-10
Birth Sign Aquarius

About Norman Shumway

Pioneer of heart transplant surgery who refined a procedure to stop the body from rejecting the transplant.

Early Life of Norman Shumway

After being drafted into the army, he studied engineering, though later switched to medicine at Vanderbilt University.

Trivia

His first successful heart transplant, performed in Stanford on a South African surgeon, became the world’s first successful transplant and opened many possibilities for future doctors.

Family Life

One of his children with his former wife, Mary Lou Stuurmans, went on to direct heart and lung transplantations at the University of Minnesota.

Associated With

The South African Christiaan Barnard made the first heart transplant ever performed in 1953.

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Norman Bethune

Norman Bethune

Name Norman Bethune
Profession Doctor
Date of Birth 1890-03-03
Place of Birth Gravenhurst,
Canada
Age 49 yrs
Death Date 1939-11-12
Birth Sign Pisces

About Norman Bethune

He is a hero in China, and a renowned surgeon in Canada who brought the two countries closer together.

Early Life of Norman Bethune

He served in the British medical corps in WWI at the battle of Ypres.

Trivia

In later years he became sympathetic to communism, and at the outbreak of WWII, he mobilized a Canadian medical unit embedded with the Chinese army.

Family Life

His wife, Frances Campbell Penney, divorced him because of his lavish lifestyle.

Associated With

Daniel Palmer is another well-known Canadian physician.

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Jan Garavaglia

Jan Garavaglia

Name Jan Garavaglia
Profession Doctor
Date of Birth 1956-09-14
Place of Birth Missouri
Age
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Birth Sign Virgo

About Jan Garavaglia

Chief Medical Examiner most famous as the star of the popular Discovery Health Channel series Dr. G: Medical Examiner. She has appeared as a medical expert on a variety of other television shows, including Larry King Live and The Oprah Winfrey Show.

Early Life of Jan Garavaglia

She graduated from Lindbergh High School in 1974. She later earned a medical degree from the Saint Louis University School of Medicine in Missouri.

Trivia

She drew upon her experiences as a medical examiner for the writing of her 2008 book How Not to Die.

Family Life

She married her second husband Dr. Mark Wallace in 2007. She has two children from a previous marriage.

Associated With

It was she who positively identified the remains of Caylee Anthony, daughter of Casey Anthony.

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Vic Encina

Vic Encina

Name Vic Encina
Profession Doctor
Date of Birth 1991-10-17
Place of Birth Mexico
Age
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Birth Sign Libra

About Vic Encina

Celebrity doctor and social media personality who is recognized for having been a surgeon, as well as, a general practitioner. He published a series of informational health and medical videos on YouTube which led to him amassing more than 1.7 million subscribers.

Early Life of Vic Encina

He served his residency at Mexico’s Ministry of Health.

Trivia

He graduated as a surgeon from the Universidad Anáhuac.

Family Life

He was born in Mexico.

Associated With

Both he and Doctor Mike became stars on YouTube. 

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