29 Gifts For Doctors to Make The Daily Grind Better

Updated on July 21, 2022 Updated on Jul 21, 2022
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    Doctors certainly don’t expect any gifts from their patients, so when they receive something special, it makes them feel extra appreciated. Whether you are looking for a Thank You gift, medical school graduation gift, Christmas gift, or retirement gift, we have lots of great gift ideas for doctors. Our gift guide has thoughtful ideas for your favorite white coat.

  1. Medical Degree Travel Tumbler 
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    If you’re looking for a funny vacuum-sealed stainless steel travel mug, then you’ll be hard-pressed to find a better one than this! This mug screams what every physician wishes they could say, “Please do not confuse your Google search with my medical degree.”

  3. Matte Black Forest Fountain Pen
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    Forget the ballpoint pen. This new, elegant, reliable fountain pen by Hongdian is a marriage of the sophistication of finer days with the latest technology of modern times. Hand-assembled and checked for flawless quality gives high precision and exceptional writing comfort for every occasion, coupled with a gorgeous design. Clients, colleagues, and friends will know you for your taste, class, and sophistication with this pen in your possession. 

  5. Wine Glass and Mug Gift Set
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    Enjoy a relaxing morning and evening with your new favorite coffee mug and stemless wine glass, which reads “Before Patients” and “After Patients.” What’s better than giving a stemless wine glass to a wino or wine lover? Every time they drink their sweet wine, they will think of you. Makes an excellent doctor appreciation day gift for all their hard work. 

  7. Heart and Brain Coaster Set
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    Each set of anatomic brain specimen coasters comes with six glass coasters. Each coaster has four rubber feet (to protect the surfaces further the coasters are watching in the first place) and a slice of brain printed on it. If you stack your coasters in the proper order (which is easy to do since the coasters are labeled) and look from the appropriate angle, you’ll see an entire brain.

  9. Doctor Bag
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    The brown vintage bag is stylish and goes with formal suits, casual clothes, or doctor scrubs. Despite one main compartment, it provides plenty of room for a complete set of diagnostic tools, some first aid kits, and other small items. Made of Italian Vegetable Tanned Leather is full-grain natural cowhide leather.

  11. Fancy Stethoscope 
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    Sturdy and refined, the Littmann Cardiology IV helps isolate subtle sounds* so you can hear changes in your patients in the most critical and challenging environments. It is designed to help you listen for hard-to-hear sounds, including aortic stenosis, S3 gallop murmurs, and faint pulmonary anomalies.

  13. Vintage Medical Prints
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    This vintage set of iconic medical patents artwork is reinterpreted to capture the spirit of innovation, modern medicine and handcrafted to infuse the classic, vintage feel and personal touch by an award-winning artist in North Carolina. It includes the brain, heart, lungs, and stomach.

  15. Medical Sticky Notes


    A pack of sticky notes in the shapes of bandages — everything you need to remedy your writing: fix the wording, mend a sentence, and make your documents better—a fun gift for doctors.

  17. The Anesthesiologist’s Challenge Puzzle
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    This is a beautifully crafted puzzle with 18 pieces and images related to anesthesiology. It’s one of the most unique gifts we’ve ever come across! It can be engraved with a name or a special message to make it even more meaningful to the recipient. 

  19. Leather Portfolio
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    If you’re looking for a luxury Italian brand that offers premium quality leather goods handmade in Italy, look no further. These portfolios, and you’ll immediately come to terms with how impotent it is to keep your documents tucked away safely in a stylish and elegantly made padfolio. There’s no better way to step into the office, wearing your best smile and oozing with confidence, than carrying an elegant leather portfolio that gets heads turning.

  21. Foot Massager
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    Melt the aches & stresses away after a long day as you glide your feet on the TheraFlow. Feel the warmth of reflexology radiate from your feet to the rest of your body. Breathe. Relax. It is designed to knead and roll aches and soreness away by stimulating tissues in your feet. The large base provides dual relaxation and acupressure to the feet, ensuring deep reflexology. An excellent gift idea for your favorite doctor who can use some relaxation after a long day at the office.

  23. Badge Holder Wallet
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    GOVO’s revolutionary multi-carry design lets you carry your ID badge/cards in as convenient ways as possible. You can take it with a lanyard, carabiner, or keychain or clip it on a pocket, belt, clothes, backpack, anywhere you want. The clip will hold tight and stay in position all day long. 

  25. Diagnosis: Medical Mystery Book
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    Never in human history have doctors had the knowledge, tools, and skills they have today to diagnose illness and disease. And yet mistakes are made, diagnoses missed, symptoms or tests misunderstood. In this high-tech world of modern medicine, Sanders shows us that knowledge, while essential, is not sufficient to unravel the complexities of illness. She presents an unflinching look inside the detective story that marks nearly every diagnosis condition, revealing the uncertainty and intrigue that doctors face when confronting sick or dying patients.

  27. Medicine Mug
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    The Medicine Mug coffee tumbler is a go-to gift for everyone in the healthcare field, including medical students, doctors, gifts for nurses, physician assistants, veterinarians, therapists, and hospital administrators. Patients need a lot of things, but doctors mostly need more coffee!

  29. Caduceus Emblem Tie Bar
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    Wear or gift the classically designed tie bar embellished with an enamel Caduceus symbol—a perfect gift for any physician, paramedic, nurse, or medical school graduate. The doctor will see you now!

  31. Hand Cream
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    If they’re living that doctor life, they’ll need some salve around the ol’ doctor’s office. Care for dry hands with our heavy-duty moisturizing hand salve. This thick, rich formula provides all-day care for active and dry hands. Formulated with Avocado Oil, Eucalyptus Oil, and Sesame Seed Oil, this hand moisturizer for dry skin leaves hands feeling soft, conditioned, and cared for.

  33. Espresso Maker
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    Doctors work long hours, so caffeine is a necessity. The stainless steel compact design of the espresso coffee machines saves lots of space, smaller and lighter. The removable, washable drip catcher collects coffee drips and keeps the brew space tidy, best for home and kitchen use. This coffee espresso machine with a frothing arm makes creamy froth to top your cappuccinos and lattes—the best gift idea for coffee lovers.

  35. Doctor Flash Drive
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    This cute cartoon doctor design flash drive, compact in size, easy to carry. No software is needed, just plug it in and use it. Great for data storing, transferring, and sharing files. Creative shape design effectively saves space, which makes it a perfect Christmas gift or doctor’s gift for medical students, surgeons, nurses, and doctors.

  37. Apple Watch
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    Between all the meetings, phone calls, classes, and social life (if they still have one), they will need to keep their lives in order. The Apple Watch is designed to participate in nearly every moment of your day, keeping your schedule and health on track. An excellent gift for someone who just graduated med school.

  39. Organ Donor Lunch Bag
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    Fred’s E. M. T. insulated tote will keep your precious goods prepped and ready to transplant right into your waiting stomach! This clever and quirky lunchbox is inspired by coolers used for organ transplants in the medical field, and it is excellent for keeping your snacks alive and having fun on the go. Every Emergency Meal Transport lunch bag has a foam-insulated water-proof lining, a mesh interior pouch, and an ‘organ donor’ ID tag.

  41. Compression Socks
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    Flair and flow with graduated support in stylish socks. You’ll want to show off these knee-length graduated support socks. Each style helps improve circulation, relieve swelling and ward off varicose veins. A comfortable, non-binding top and a heel pocket help keep the socks in place. Great for doctors that stand for long periods.

  43. New Stylish Scrubs
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    With a tailored fit and soft fabric that features four-way stretch technology, FIGS medical scrub tops provide you superior fit, comfort, and function throughout your day. With two flattering, deep front pockets and one hidden interior pocket, The Casma three-pocket scrub top provides maximum storage.

  45. Clutch Bag
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    This cute luxe clutch bag can be used for toting around makeup, pencils, or for a night out on the town. Inside the bag reveals a loving and inspirational message when opened – certified at saving lives.

  47. Laptop Bag
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    This is the tote you can take anywhere—and everywhere. Featuring a padded laptop pocket, a water-resistant water bottle pocket, and a host of organizational pockets, it keeps you both organized and chic. A purposeful, practical design that doesn’t compromise on style.

  49. Brain Bookends
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    This set of 2 brain shape resin bookends with all handcraft carved and is ideal for rustic, industrial, or steampunk-inspired decor. Great for display and organizing books or medical journals. Perfect for home decor, office decor, cafe, or book shop to neatly hold literature in place.

  51. Women’s Medical Professional Bangle
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    On the path of life, we discover our calling–what we are truly meant to do. Full of heart and selfless to the core, those in the medical field dedicate themselves to health and wellness. They are the life-savers, the caregivers, the healers. This bracelet is the perfect way to honor these dedicated spirits with pride.

  53. Pop Life Card


    The medical pop-up card features a stunning laser-cut cover with a heart and stethoscope pop-up. The card is handcrafted using only natural paper imported from Italy & Japan to create the most unforgettable experience. This blank card’s lovely cutout lifeline details backdrop is perfect for a thoughtful handwritten note to a loved one or dear friend.

  55. Death Wish Instant Coffee
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    Speaking of the daily grind, Death Wish Instant Coffee was born from the idea to send coffee to space. In June 2018, Death Wish Coffee launched an instant coffee to the International Space Station aboard the Falcon 9 SpaceX Rocket — turning the strongest coffee in the world into the strongest coffee in the galaxy. The reason? To help fuel astronauts on the space station so they can further scientific discoveries. And now you can drink an instant version of our coffee as they did — no matter if you’re traveling, camping, or exploring the universe.

  57. A Chocolate Stash


    Working those long shifts, they might need a stash of treats. Right now, there is slavery on cocoa farms in West Africa. This is the result of the unequally divided cocoa chain. Tony’s Chocolonely exists to change that. Their vision is 100% slave-free chocolate, not just their chocolate, but all chocolate worldwide.