As a philatelist, I am aware of the fact that few physicians worldwide end up on postage stamps when history reviews their life's work in their respective countries. Several of the stamps issued portraying physicians for their scientific achievements to medicine are available here.
Missing from that list are a couple of brothers who were surgeons that started a small clinic:
Some may consider Dr. Walter Reed a pathologist (of sorts) and he has a stamp (shown here as a plate block):
The most famous pathologist to appear on a postage stamp is Rudolph Virchow "The Father of Pathology" who I have read performed over 10,000 autopsies:
And now as seen on Aperio's blog, Peruvian pathologist, Dr. Javier Arias-Stella is one of very few pathologists to have a postage stamp:
Who will be the next pathologist to be honored on a postage stamp?
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