9 Youngest in Their Fields


Youngest Person with a Stethoscope

2009 HowStuffWorks

Born in 1977, Balamurali Ambati was the youngest person to become a doctor, according to the Guinness Book of World Records. After graduating from NYU at age 13 and Mount Sinai's School of Medicine at 17, Ambati became the youngest doctor in the world in 1995. His list of awards and honors is lengthy, and he currently teaches and does research in ophthalmology.