10 physicians to follow on social media, according to Medscape

Medscape named its top 20 physicians to follow on social media, including physicians who interact online in a meaningful way. Medscape enlisted the help of three physicians and social media experts — Alok Patel, MD, Michael Woo-Ming, MD and Alexia Mieses, MD — to create the ranking.

The top 10 in alphabetical order:

1. Richard Bresser, MD
Former CDC director and ABC News chief health and medical editor
57,700 followers on Twitter

2. Austin Chiang, MD
President of the Association for Healthcare Social Media and chief medical social media officer for Jefferson Health
6,100 followers on Twitter
25,100 followers on Instagram

3. Esther Choo, MD
Associate Professor in the Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University
75,000 followers on Twitter

4. Dana Corriel, MD
Creator of Doctors on Social Media
6,800 followers on Twitter
2,900 followers on Instagram

5. Zubin Damania, MD
Founder of Turntable Health and host of medical podcast Incident Report
47,100 followers on Twitter
269,000 followers on Instagram
161,000 subscribers on YouTube

6. Jessi Gold, MD
Professor at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
6,400 followers on Twitter

7. Jen Gunter, MD
Author of The Vagina Bible
233,700 followers on Twitter
21,000 followers on Instagram

8. Emily Jacobs, MD
OB-GYN resident
257 followers on Twitter
12,500 followers on Instagram

9. Danielle Jones, MD
OB-GYN for Baylor, Scott and White
3,400 followers on Twitter
62,800 followers on Instagram
201,000 subscribers on YouTube

10. Rose Marie Leslie, MD
Family medicine resident
800 followers on Twitter
214,500 fans on Tik Tok

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