Best Watches for Doctors & Medical Students

Best Watches for Doctors & Medical Students

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Based on +20,000 customer reviews

Probably the best Scandinavian watch

I wanted a special memento of my favourite city, Copenhagen. This beautiful watch is exactly what Danish design is all about; beautiful, simplistic and modern. I look forward to many hyggelig moments with it.

Matthew Soucie, May 14 2020

Can definitely recommend buying from Nordgreen

Very pleased with my purchase - exactly what I was hoping it would be. Very quick delivery , well packaged. Would definitely recommend. Particularly like the scheme where part of the purchase price goes to an eco scheme.

Shelagh Williams, April 27 2020

I'm completely amazed

For some years now I have been looking for a quality watch that will last me a lifetime, like my grandparents' time. I finally found a brand with whom I identify.

Raquel Pereira, April 28 2020

Watch is exactly as advertised.

Very quick service and speedy delivery. Beautiful quality watch at good price,very easy to change bands.¨

Steven Chee, 14/02/2021

Excellent service, high quality products

Ordered on a Sunday, received on Tuesday which is phenomenal in the current circumstances. Love the watch, really classy

Chris Brown, May 27 2020


Quick delivery, watch looks great and love the CSR scheme to give back to the environment. 5 stars!

Ben Challenger, April 27 2020

Great service

We were really satisfied with our experence with Nordgreen! The product was great and the customer service was always very helpfull. Will definitely order again from them!

Anonymous, 28/01/2021

Great design, fast

The watch is beautiful and it arrived in just a couple of days to the US from Copenhagen.

Paul D'Alto, May 28 2020

When simplicity is everything

A very nice watch with a beautiful simple design and not that expensive as well

Mohamed El Kerdany

The ordering and processing of my order was very smooth and my order arrived in 3 days! I had made an error on entering the address and had contacted Nordgreen right away. They were able to change the address at the warehouse and sent me a confirmation which took away the anxiety.

Cynthia Lau, 28/01/2021

After seeing my not so positive online review about their lack of response to my issues with my previous watch the Nordgreen team were quick to suggest a replacement and organise delivery

Anonymous, 31/01/2021

Beautiful Timepiece

I like the watch on my shirt. It is a nice watch to wear. Simplistic and beautiful at the same time. I value this purchase. Thank you.

Soham Trivedi

A watch is an essential accessory in many fields, and medicine is no exception. There is an abundance of inexpensive watches that medical professionals may add to their collections when they need something practical and useful.

There are certain considerations when looking for the best watches for doctors, surgeons, and essential personnel in the medical field. One vital aspect is the type of environment in which you are working daily. Radiologists, for example, work mostly in a seated position, whereas surgeons and nurses are always on the move.

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Created by award-winning designer Jakob Wagner, our minimalist Danish designs honour form and function in equal measure, with each having a different story to tell. These are modern classics: watches designed for everyone, everywhere.

Do All Doctors Wear Watches?

There are so many responsibilities going on inside a medical practice that one may ask, “Do all doctors wear wristwatches?” Is it comfortable to wear a timepiece when you’re working with your hands all day?

Doctors and medical specialists do use watches and rely on these accessories more than you may imagine. While many things are happening inside hospitals and trauma centers, time control is crucial in all areas of medicine.

Some doctors find watches unnecessary, but most wear watches on a daily basis for both practical and aesthetic reasons.

How to Find the Best Watch for Medical Doctors

First, you need to decide on the type of watch you want to add to your collection, including a decision between a digital or chronograph watch.

Chronograph watches are the most popular types and blend well with medical dress codes, complimenting the overall outfit. In terms of style, chronograph watches are the best option.

Digital watches are not as popular but are the better option for withstanding the application of soap, disinfection, and other daily practices within sterile environments.

Battery life is another aspect to consider when searching for best wrist watches for doctors. Depending on the battery, there are cell-battery watches, lapels, and watches with light that may be suitable.

The watches with cell batteries are long-lasting, with the advantage that this watch requires minimal investment in batteries over its lifetime.

The wrist type or lapel watches are common among male and female doctors. Many doctors go for this watch because it can be easily accessed, but it may suffer scratches due to constant washing and bumping.

The watches that light up in the dark are great. You can quickly tell the time, even when in a dark room.

The price of the watch depends on the model and the material used. A poor-quality watch might become soiled during medical duties, but a high-quality watch can last for generations.

A medical watch should be affordable, water-resistant, scratch-resistant, lightweight, and easy to clean.

Best Watches to Buy for Doctors or Medical Students

All the hard work and dedication have finally paid off. Your graduate is on the way to medical school and may soon become a famous physician or medical professional. As a parent or friend, you couldn’t be prouder, and you are ready to treat them with a little reward.

A watch is an excellent choice to surprise a medical student or doctor. It isn’t only a fashion statement, but a thoughtful gift that will prove useful in doing the rounds for years to come.

More than a timepiece, watches have a range of functions that can be helpful in hospitals. Some watches come with alarms, compasses, multiple time-zone features, and glow-in-the-dark displays.

There are great watches designed for doctors, nurses, and medical specialists, making it even harder to choose, but don’t discount your instincts and style preferences.

There are also plenty of simple, minimalist, and inexpensive watches to consider, from titanium watches to scratch-resistant watches. There are so many suitable watches for female doctors or male medical specialists; all you need to do is choose the best one for you or your gift recipient.

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