Here are the three richest physicians in the U.S., according to Forbes' 37th annual list of the world's richest people in 2023:
Thomas Frist Jr., MD, and family. Dr. Frist co-founded Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare in 1968 with his father.
Net worth in 2023: $20.2 billion
Patrick Soon-Shiong, MD. Dr. Soon-Shiong is the inventor of cancer drug Abraxane and founder of NantWorks, a network of healthcare, biotech and artificial intelligence startups.
Net worth in 2023: $5.8 billion
Leonard Schleifer, MD, PhD. Dr. Schleifer is a co-founder and the CEO of biotechnology company Regeneron Pharmaceuticals.
Net worth in 2023: $2.6 billion