Google chrome extensions are small plug-ins that can increase your productivity, and we take a look at the top google chrome extensions for doctors in the following list.

1- Unpaywall

Get full text of scholarly articles as you browse. When you view a research article, Unpaywall automatically looks for a copy in our index of 20 million free, legal fulltext PDFs. If we find one, click the green tab to read the article.

Unpaywall points you to legal, author-posted manuscripts that are hosted on university and government web servers. We are pointing to versions that have been posted with the full and explicit authorization of the publishers themselves.


2- BioDigital Human

The BioDigital Human is a 3D platform that simplifies the understanding of anatomy, disease and treatments. Explore the body in 3D!

A better way to understand health and the human body. The BioDigital Human is a free 3D platform that simplifies the understanding of anatomy, disease, and treatments. The most comprehensive set of true 3D anatomy and health condition models ever assembled, all accessible through your browser!  Choose from 1000’s of interactive visualizations to build your own custom library of models. Interactive tools combined with detailed medical descriptions provide an unprecedented new visual format to learn about your body.


3- Meducation

Meducation is a medical education community and professional tool, allowing medical professionals to organize medical resources, automatically track their medical learning and connect with the wider community.


4- HONcode Toolbar

Search and navigate the medical web with complete confidence thanks to the thousands of HONcode websites certified.
The number and varied quality of health webpages can be daunting for users searching for health information on the Internet. But thanks to the HONcode tool bar, it is easy to differentiate good quality sites from those that are not.

The HONcode toolbar extension allows you to:

  • Easily identify HONcode certified websites while browsing
  • Easily identify those sites that are HONcode certified in the search results of major search engines (Google, Bing, Yahoo and DuckDuckgo)
  • Search only among sites that are HONcode certified, so that you know the results lead to sites that are trustworthy.


5- Lazy Scholar

Automatic check for full text, details, and metrics of scientific articles, plus comments, citations, fast sharing and more.
Lazy Scholar automatically searches for a freely available full text the instant you open a scientific paper. In use, it finds one 36-41% of the time*.
It can deep link with your institution to find full texts even when you're off campus. In addition, it attempts to extract helpful information about the paper if relevant such as quick links to the population, intervention, outcomes, measurements, funding statement, outline, references, abbreviations, and supplemental documents. Further, it checks for comments on the paper in PubPeer, provides various citation metrics on the paper and journal, and one-click citation styles, including a preformed powerpoint style.


6- Medical Dictionary & News

Medical Dictionary is an excellent tools for you to check out the medical terms, information & medical news for reading and study.
This app gives quick and thorough access to medical knowledge and terminology.
It provides definitions and web references for reading and research.

Medical Dictionary is an excellent tools for you to check out the medical terms, information and latest medical news for reading and study.
You can get the latest Medical and Health News.
It's excellent coverage for general health & biomedical sciences.

Provides Medical Radio, Medicine & Health Podcasts.


7- Wikipedia + Cochrane Library

Linking Wikipedia articles to Cochrane reviews
The extension activates when browsing Wikipedia. If the Wikipedia article which is being viewed is classified as a disease, then a list of relevant Cochrane reviews will be displayed.


8- Scite

The scite plugin allows you to easily see if a scientific article has been supported or contradicted anywhere you’re reading it online.



Medical and healthcare extensions for Google Chrome are still very few in the Chrome Web Store, and we hope that more good extensions will be added soon.