You would think the filthy rich are the lucky bunch in top political positions if not big-time business operators. However, wait until you meet this breed of fellows who live and preach nothing but hard work of its kind. These are people who left nothing to chance, went a thousand extra miles to extract the best the world can give. We are talking about the richest doctors in the world. Some made their fortunes entirely practicing medicine while the more business-minded ones took on a second challenge and reaped massive success in a world of buying and selling. Here is a list of the wealthiest doctors worldwide today: Patrick Soon-Shiong Born 29th July 1952, South Africa. Founder of Abraxis BioScience and Vivox. Patrick Soon-Shiong is an American surgeon, professor and famed researcher. He’s also a renowned entrepreneur and philanthropist. Forbes November 2016 recorded his estimated net worth as US$9 billion, placing him at the 47th position among the US billionaires. Thomas F. Frist Jr Born 12th August 1938, Tennessee, US. A philanthropist, businessman and heir. He’s one of the founders of the Hospital Corporation of America. Bloomberg estimated his net worth to be $7.6 billion as of November 2016. Philip Frost Born 1935 in the US. Frost chaired the board of directors of the then-popular Key Pharmaceuticals from 1972 to 1986when it came under Schering-Plough. Frost is worth 3.7 million USD, according to Forbes 2017. Gary K. Michelson Born 14th January 1949, Philadelphia. Gary is a certified orthopaedic spinal surgeon, a philanthropist and inventor. His estimated net worth is 1.6 billion USD. Phil McGraw Born 1st September 1950, Oklahoma, US. Dr Phil is a psychologist, other and a celebrated TV personality. His estimated net worth stood at $400 million in 2016. James Andrew Born September 1942, Louisiana, US. James Andrew is an orthopaedic surgeon currently based at Andrew Sports Medicine and Orthopedic centre. His estimated net worth stood at $100 million in 2014. Terry Dubrow Born September 1950, Los Angeles. Terry Dubrow is a specialist in plastic surgery and a famed TV personality. His total net worth rises above $30million. Robert Rey Born October 1961, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Robert Rey has appeared in more than 100 TV shows. He’s among the best plastic surgeons in Beverly Hills and boasts of over $15 million net worth. Garth Fisher Born September 1958, Mississippi, US. Garth Fisher is a big-time plastic surgeon who has made his fortune attending to the rich and mighty. His net worth is close to $15 million. Mehmet Oz Born June 1960, Ohio, US. A cardiothoracic surgeon, professor, author and personality. His net worth currently stands at $7 million. They worked hard, and now they eat from royal pots. We all know the kind of dedication, determination and practice it takes to build a home in a globally respected and top-ranking profession.