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Who is your top doc?

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: (Published 28 September 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:692

Two months ago we held a website poll asking the question, “Who is your top doc—past or present, real or fictional?” Surprisingly, many of the names you supplied were not of well known doctors but were of doctors who had in some way personally touched the lives of the respondents. For this week's cover we have tried to give an indication of the diversity of the profession, real and portrayed, famous and little known, over its long history. Choosing a handful of doctors for the cover was a difficult task, and the result is in no way definitive.

How many did you recognise? …

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