These gifts for doctors walk the line between being appropriate and inappropriate, so be sure that you’ve sized up your doc and know their personality before making a purchase. These are sure to raise some eyebrows and put a smile on their face if you get it right.
Don’t forget your nurse friends/family/colleagues and any medical students you know!
Medical Degree Mug
It seems that everyone’s an expert when it comes to matters of health, so let the doctor you know put a layperson in their place with this funny mug. Made from ceramic and holding 11oz of their favorite drink, this mug features the colorful ‘Google’ logo along with a sarcastic comment.
Add some hilarity to their rounds with a set of these scarily authentic looking syringe pens. With 24 pens in the pack, these syringes come filled with black ink and a range of ‘medicine’ colors, to baffle patients and other doctors alike as they write their prescriptions or fill in their charts.
Squishy Brain Stress Relief Toy
Being a medic has to be one of the most stressful jobs around, so give them a way to work off their angst with this hilarious squishy brain stress ball. Soft and squeezable, this brain features a pair of eyes that bulge and pop out as the brain is pummelled and poked.
Medical Degree Picture
The ideal gift for doctors who get a little fed up with patients thinking they know it all, this shadow box features a funny but true message to all those who graduated from Dr. Google’s Medical School. And with a hole in the top, they can use it to save for a rainy day, too.
A dark sense of humor comes with the territory when you work in the medical profession, and these Misfortune Cookies are perfect for those whose SOH is particularly twisted. The ideal accompaniment to a weekend take out, each cookie features a doom and gloom ‘fortune’ printed on the slip.
Light My Fingers Candle
There are few things as relaxing as chilling out by candlelight, but this particular candle comes with an irreverent twist. Shaped like an elegant hand, as the candle burns down they will be left with one single middle finger that stays standing in a rudely macabre but satisfying way.
Glitter Hearts Toilet Bombs
When a doc’s gotta go, a doc’s gotta go, but that doesn’t mean they have to announce it to the world. These adorable toilet bombs will turn any trip to the bathroom into a fragrant delight, while spreading joy in the shape of glitter and the wonderful whiff of cashmere and ginger lily.
Wine Gummies Trio
Whether they’re a general practitioner of a brain surgeon, it’s not the done thing to drink on the job! Treat them to the taste of their favorite tipple without the intoxication with this trio of vegan wine gummies, which have been infused with the flavors of chardonnay, merlot, and rosé.
F in Exams
Being a doctor means a lifetime of learning. If you know one who has just graduated, show them that even if they got some of their answers wrong, they won’t have messed up as badly as the people whose answers appear in this fabulously funny book of failures.
DIY Little Book of Hope
Doctors work in a stressful environment and see all facets of life. Often they are the ones that have to give families bad news about loved ones. This little book of hope can help to keep their spirits up and can be just what they need to have a good day.
Nerve Cell Plush
This nerve cell plush can be used in a number of ways, from showing patients why an injury hurts so much, to telling people that this is their last nerve so be careful. It has a striking look to it, and is a good way to help people picture the things that are in their bodies.
Prescription Coffee Mug
Caffeine is one of the last legal drugs, so it’s not too far of a stretch to refer to it as a prescription. This coffee mug has cutesy little sayings on it like how much of a dose needs to be taken, and how many refills are left, just like a real drug bottle.
Fake Prescription Pad
One major job of a doctor is to write prescriptions, and this prescription pad lets them put down all sorts of funny things. They can say that you need to get some more sunshine, or they can say that you need to go out and party to cure the blues.
Prescription Beer Cozy
This beer cozy has beer listed as the prescription, with all sorts of funny sayings all over it. Since many people have “Miller Time” as their daily unwind, it makes sense that a doctor would add a bunch of prescription terminology to an alcoholic beverage.
You're Only Old Once!
Here’s a book that doctor’s can give to their older patients when they start to get cranky. It’s a reminder of all of the things there are to enjoy in old age, and puts a positive spin on a time in people’s lives where they start to get a bit grumpy about life.
DIY Chalkboard Clipboard
Many doctors like to bring their charts with them wherever they go. This clipboard allows them to keep track of documents and make personal notes in chalk for later. They can make a to-do list or write down reminders for later viewing.
DIY Wood Photo Blocks
Every doctor has family photos they like to have in their office as a reminder of why they work such long hours. These wood photo blocks are nice because they can easily swap out the photos with new ones as the family grows.
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