One doctor on the list:
Henry PerowneRead about the other doctors on the list.
Perowne is a noted neurosurgeon and protagonist of Ian McEwan's Saturday. Only slightly less accomplished than Patrick O'Brian's] Maturin, this squash player and bon vivant has his comfortable world threatened by a criminal psychopath – whose life he saves in a properly doctorly fashion.
Saturday also appears on Mullan's list of ten of the best prime ministers in fiction.
Also see Mullan's list of ten of the best fictional bad doctors.