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COVID-19 Deaths: Most popular and famous medical doctors (professionals) – neurosurgeons, academicians, pathologists, pulmonologists, physicians, ophthalmologists

 

COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) has indeed decimated the global population of the medical doctors (professionals) – neurosurgeons, academicians, pathologists, pulmonologists, physicians, ophthalmologists Many countries, even developing countries, are counting the deaths of these bests, popular and famous medical doctors (professionals) – neurosurgeons, academicians, pathologists, pulmonologists, physicians, ophthalmologists they have lost in great numbers.

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Jesús Vaquero Crespo

Jesús Vaquero Crespo was a Spanish neurosurgeon. He was one of the bests, most popular, and famous medical doctors in Spain to die of coronavirus disease.

He became Chief of Neurosurgery of the Hospital Puerta de Hierro in 1992.

Jesús Vaquero Crespo was also a full professor of the Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM) and also held the Chair of Neuroscience of the Rafael del Pino Foundation.

He was a pioneer on the treatment of medullary injuries and was awarded the Great Cross of the Order of the Dos de Mayo in 2017

Jesús Vaquero Crespo died at the age of 70 on 17 April 2020 due to COVID-19 health problems.

Jesús Vaquero Crespo
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Jesús Vaquero Crespo. Photo credit: actasanitaria.com

 

Ganime Feriha Öz

Ganime Feriha Öz was a popular and famous Turkish academician, pathologist, and medical doctor.

Ganime Feriha Öz became an associate professor in 1968 and a professor in 1976. She had more than 100 scientific researches and publications, both on a domestic and international scale.  She retired from Cerrahpaşa Medical Faculty Pathology Department in 2000.

She died on 2nd April 2020 due to health problems associated with COVID-19.

Ganime Feriha Öz was aged 87.

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Ganime Feriha Öz. Photo credit: aa.com.tr

 

Alfa Sa’adu

Alfa Sa’adu was an English-Nigerian medical doctor who held a chieftaincy title Galadiman Patigi. He was the first son of Ahman Pategi, a former Health Minister, who served in the administration of a former northern leader, Sir Ahmadu Bello, Sardauna of Sokoto

Alfa Sa’adu was conferred the national honour, OFR.

He died of coronavirus disease on 31 March 2020 after two weeks with the disease while treating a patient who contracted the virus rather than retiring.

Alfa Sa’adu was aged 68.

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Alfa Sa’adu. Photo credit: thesun.co.uk

 

James Tait Goodrich

James Tait Goodrich was one of the bests, most popular, and famous American neurosurgeons.

James Tait Goodrich was a Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery, Pediatrics, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and medical director of the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Montefiore Health System.

He was globally renowned for the performance of multiple successful separations of conjoined twins.

James Goodrich died in New York on March 30, 2020, of complications from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) at the age of 74.

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James Tait Goodrich. Photo credit: cham.org

 

Fevzi Aksoy

Fevzi Aksoy was a Turkish sports journalist, medical doctor, neurologist, and academician.

Fevzi Aksoy became an associate professor in 1968 and a professor in 1982.  He worked on EEG and epilepsy in Germany from 1960 to 1967.

Fevzi Aksoy, who died on 28th March 2020 due to complications from COVID-19, was aged 89

 

John F. Murray

John F. Murray was an American pulmonologist best renowned for his research work on Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS), which was responsible for his death after he fell sick with COVID-19 during the coronavirus pandemic.

John F. Murray was a Professor of Medicine emeritus at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine and Chief of Pulmonary and Critical Care at San Francisco General Hospital between 1966 to 1989. Murray remained one the bests, most popular, and famous American medical doctors to die of coronavirus disease.

John F. Murray died in Paris, France at 92 years of age, after being infected by COVID-19 on 24th March 2020.

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John F. Murray. Photo credit: nytimes.com

Liu Fan

Liu Fan was a Chinese deputy chief nurse of Wuchang Hospital Wuhan, Hubei Province of China.

Liu Fan was the first nurse to die from SARS-CoV-2 infection (coronavirus disease), at the age of 59.

Liu Fan’s death caused unprecedented internet reactions across China because she lost her parents and her brother due to coronavirus disease before her, which led many Chinese to their deaths as “family extermination”

 

Lin Zhengbin

Lin Zhengbin was a Chinese physician and an expert in organ transplants at Wuhan Tongji Hospital, Hubei Province, China.

He was infected with the COVID-19 when the coronavirus outbreak happened.  Lin Zhengbin died on February 10, 2020, due to complications caused by the disease.

Lin Zhengbin died at the age of 63.

 

Li Wenliang 

Li Wenliang was a Chinese ophthalmologist who worked as a physician at Wuhan Central Hospital. Li warned his colleagues in December 2019 about a possible outbreak of an illness that resembled Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), later recognized as COVID-19, and afterward shared his warnings publicly.

Li Wenliang returned to work after the Wuhan Police, China, called and reprimanded him for making wrong comments on the Internet later contracted the coronavirus from an infected patient (who had been originally treated for glaucoma)

Li Wenliang died at 33 years of age on 7th February 2020 from the coronavirus disease.

Li Wenliang
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Li Wenliang. Photo credit: rfi.fr

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