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20 Doctor Retirement Gift Ideas – Funny, Useful and Clever Gifts

Doctors always know how to make patients feel better, but what can you give to a doctor to make them feel better about their retirement? This selection of doctor retirement gifts is full of funny, useful, and clever ideas to help them enjoy their newfound freedom as they discover that there really is more to life than work.

Unique doctor retirement gift ideas.

The Bucket List: 1000 Adventures Big & Small

Doctors save lives, but now that they’re retiring it’s time to live theirs. This book is packed with bucket list adventures from a new hobby to the expedition of a lifetime.


Doctor Retirement Mug

Detailing just how rare a good doctor is, this mug will make a touching reminder that they will be sorely missed when they decide to put their white coat away for good.


Custom Doctor Bobblehead

The most personalized gift you will ever find, this Bobblehead can be fully customized to look just like the doctor who’s retiring, including his attire, hair, and facial features.


The Anatomy Coloring Book

If they’ll miss the cut and thrust of the medical world when they retire, give them a gift which will both relax them and remind them of what they’re missing.


Dr. Scrubz Bear

They might be swapping their scrubs for sweats, but this cute 10” teddy bear – which can sit or stand – will come fully equipped with teal scrubs, mask, and a scrub cap.


Human Touch Zero Gravity Massager Chair

They may just retire to this chair and never get out of it! Super comfy, the Human Touch Novo XT2 massage chair goes from upright to zero-gravity at the touch of a button.


Doctor Life: A Snarky Adult Coloring Book

When you’re dealing with life and death situations, a dark sense of humor often sees you through. This snarky coloring book plays on that fact with pages and pages of irreverent medical pictures.


Leather Medical Bag

A timeless and touching gift for any retiring medic, this doctor’s bag is exquisitely made from brown or dark brown full grain calfskin that will age beautifully through years of use.


Prescription Coffee Mug

Sometimes, coffee is the only pick-me-up needed to get them through the day, and now it comes served in a hilarious pill bottle mug which holds a substantial 12oz.


Funny Doctor Pouch

Celebrate her true colors with this fun makeup bag, which features a drab brown horse under the label ‘other doctors’ and a fabulous colorful unicorn with a simple ‘me’ above it.


Custom RetireMINT Candies

Whether it’s an informal gathering or an all-out fancy party, these ‘retireMINT’ labels can be personalized with their name and last day of work, and attached to minty party favors.


When Breath Becomes Air

A beautiful book about life, love, and lessons, When Breath Becomes Air is the touching true story of Paul Kalanithi’s journey from neurosurgeon to terminally ill patient at the age of just 36.


Travel Backpack

In work they’ve navigated medical emergencies – in retirement they can navigate mountainous terrain with this height adjustable internal frame backpack which holds everything from sleeping bag to hydration bladder.


You're Only Old Once Book

From one doctor to another, this fun book by Dr. Seuss has been written especially for adults to tackle the tricky subject of getting older with humor and his trademark rhyming text.


The Most Scenic Drives in America

With all that time on their hands, retired doctors might fancy taking to the open road – this book of the most scenic drives in America will leave them spoilt for choice.


The Legend Has Retired Glass

He’ll be able to raise a toast to his retirement time and time again if you give him this stylish whiskey glass, which is etched with the words ‘the legend has retired’.

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Doctor Cookies

A sweet treat for their last day at work, this box of 24 cookies all come shaped and iced in doctor-themed designs like scrubs, pill bottles, and EKG hearts.


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