Best Gifts For a Retiring Doctor of 2021


Do you know a doctor who has just retired or is retiring this year? Get ideas for gifts for retiring doctors today.

Best Gifts For Retiring Doctors 

Samsonite Winfield 2 Hardside Luggage with Spinner Wheels

Samsonite Winfield 2 Hardside Luggage with Spinner Wheels, Rose Gold, 3-Piece Set (20/24/28)

The Samsonite Winfield 2 Hardside Luggage with Spinner Wheels is an excellent gift for a doctor who is ready to take full advantage of being retired. Your doctor (or doctor friend or family member) has dedicated their lives to the health and wellness of other people. This could include not taking yearly (or several times a year) vacations. But isn’t it time for them to travel and see the world? This is part of what they have worked so hard for!

This luggage set comes in a luxurious rose gold color. The set includes a 28-inch piece of luggage, a 24-inch piece of luggage, and a 20-inch carry-on. The carry-on currently meets the strict size restrictions of carry-ons for domestic travel. Each piece of this luggage set includes multi-directional spinner wheels – this will make it easy for the good doctor to transport the luggage through airports and their transportation.

They also feature side-mounted TSA locks to prevent theft, a 1.5-inch expansion to allow you to pack more items, and a 10-year limited warranty.

Full Body Electric Shiatsu Massage Chair 

Full Body Electric Shiatsu Massage Chair Recliner with Built-in Heat Therapy Air Massage System Stretch Vibrating for Home Office Living Room PS4,Black

If you don’t think your doctor is into travel, what about a home massage. The Full Body Electric Shiatsu Massage Chair is the perfect present for someone who likes a good massage and would rather not wait to go to the massage all the time. This chair is made of leather and suede, and it is primarily black with some brown accents. The size of the massage chair is 55 inches by 42 inches by 35 inches, and it weighs 300 pounds. The maximum weight recommendation is 265 pounds.

This massage chair can be angled to the user’s needs. It has a speed control with 3 speeds and an air massage pressure of 4 different levels. This chair also has computerized body scanning, which allows for individual custom fit massages. 

Human Touch NOVO XT2 Massage Chair

Human Touch NOVO XT2 Massage Chair, One Size, Black

Do you like the idea of a massage chair but think your doctor only deserves the best for their home? The Human Touch NOVO XT2 Massage Chair is a top-of-the-line massage chair. We are showing it in black, but it also comes in cream, red, espresso, and grey. This chair has an innovative space-saving design that will look good in any room of the house. Of course, this innovation also allows the doctor to tuck it away in a corner instead of having it dominate a big space in their home. 

This chair features improved massage technology with five different intensity settings. This will allow the user to adjust according to their needs. Sometimes they may be sore or in pain from exercise and activity and want a more rigorous massage. Other times they may prefer a more therapeutic massage. This massage chair is 63 inches by 31 inches by 43 inches, and it weighs 294 pounds. This chair is endorsed by the World Federation of Chiropractic.

Mountaintop 65L Outdoor Hiking Backpack 

Mountaintop 65L Outdoor Hiking Backpack Camping Backpack Internal Frame Bag, Sapphire Blue

Now that your doctor has decided to retire, they will have more time to do everything they have always wanted to do. This will include participating in outdoor activities and sports such as hiking, fishing, hunting, and camping. The Mountaintop 65L Outdoor Hiking Backpack is the perfect gift for someone about to embark on this journey and adventure! We are showing this backpack in blue, but it is available in 7 total styles and colors. These include two different blue types, two black styles, a steel blue style, a lake green style, and a grey style.

This backpack has bottom access, an adjustable hip belt, a torso length adjustment, and a hydration department. This is the perfect bag for the doctor to take on trips to the great outdoors. The package dimensions are 25 inches by 11.9 inches by 3.6 inches, and it only weighs 3.44 pounds.

Golf Practice Net

Golf Practice Net, 10x7ft Golf Hitting Training Aids Nets with Target and Carry Bag for Backyard Driving Chipping - 1 Golf Mat -5 Golf Balls - 1 Golf Tees- Men Kids Indoor Outdoor Sports Game

Now that the doctor is retired, they will have much more time to play golf. Of course, there will be times that they want to get some practice in, and they will not be able to get to a golf course, or they will just want to practice in private before playing one round. For these times, this Golf Practice Net is the perfect gift. This net is 10 inches by 7 feet in size.

This set comes with a golf practice net, a 2 feet by 1-foot gold hitting mat, a rubber tee holder with 5 white golf balls. It also comes with a carrying case. This set can be used indoors or outdoors, so the carrying case makes it easy to move from one location to another. It also will allow the doctor to break it down and put it neatly away when not in use.

83 Piece Garden Tool Set

AOKIWO 83 Pcs Garden Tools Set Succulent Tools Set, Heavy Duty Aluminum Manual Garden Kit Outdoor Gardening Gifts Tools for Men Women (Green)

Another relaxing present for a new retiree is this 83 Piece Garden Tool Set. We are showing this set in green, but it is also available in orange or purple. This set has everything that someone would need to start their gardening adventure. Now that they are retired, they will have more time to plant flowers, fruits, or vegetables and cultivate their plants.

This set starts with one carrying tote, which will neatly hold all the tools needed. It is easy to carry around and store away when not in use. It also comes with many other required tools such as gardening gloves, butterfly gardening stakes, plant labels, a weeded, a transplanter, a trowel, a cultivator, a hand rake, a pruner, succulent tools, a seeded, a plant rope, a pavement spoon, scissors, tweezers, a cleaning brush, an air dust blower and a sprayer.

These tools are made of aluminum allow and have anti-rust technology. They also have anti-slip performance and soft-grip handles, enabling the doctor to garden with less stress being put on their hands.

Sea Salt Gift Set

Sea Salt Gift Set - Infused & Smoked Salt Sampler Collections - 12 Flavors with Bamboo Spoons - Great Gifts for Everyone - by Caravel Gourmet

Are you looking for a present for a doctor who likes cooking or grilling? They will finally have more time to focus on experimentation with grilling or cooking as they no longer have to work long hours or be on call all the time. You should get them the Sea Salt Gift Set. This set comes with two different sea salt sampler packs, the Infused Sea Salts Pack and the Smoked Sea Salt Sampler. Here is what is in both sampler sets.

Infused Sea Salts:

  • Hawaiian Bamboo Jade
  • Smoked Bacon Chipotle
  • Rosemary
  • Garlic Medley
  • Hawaiian Black Lava sea salts 
  • 5 Pepper

Smoked Sea Salt Sampler:

  • Smoked Bacon Chipotle
  • Smoked Bacon
  • Smoked Onion and Garlic
  • Smoked Garlic
  • Smoked Alderwood
  • Smoked Cherrywood

Each set is packaged in a reusable tin. Each individual salt is also packaged in a reusable container. Each set comes with a wooden spoon. This gift is great for cooks, grillers, and foodies.

Day of the Week Wall Clock

DayClocks Classic Day-of-The-Week Wall Clock with Solid Wood-Octagonal Frame – Weekly Clock with Noon & Midnight Markers – Quiet Wall Mounted Clock - Ideal Retirement Gift for Men & Women

Sometimes, when people retire and do not have a set schedule any longer, the days can run together. If you are concerned that this could happen to your doctor friend, you could get them this B08P11R7DL. This wall clock is made out of hardwood mahogany and has an octagonal shape. It can be mounted to the wall and uses 1 AA battery.

The clock is 9.5 inches by 9.5 inches by 1.38 inches and only weighs 1.06 pounds. In the center of the clock says, “Carpe Diem,” and it has all the days of the week listed. There is a center marker for each day of the week to tell the approximate time (when it is closer to midnight or noon of each day).

This is a fun and unique retirement gift to help people who had once adhered to a schedule and always knew the day of the week and the exact time get used to just trying to remember if it is a weekday, a weekend, or morning, noon or night!

How Retirees Tell Time

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Another cute set about losing track of time is this How Retirees Tell Time Wall Decoration. The wall decoration is a wooden board which says. “How Retirees Tell Time…” Then the Words Sunrise and Sunset appear. Under sunrise, there are two pegs to hold two coffee mugs from. Under the sunset, there is a spot for two stemmed wine glasses to hang. It also says, “A good day starts with coffee and ends with wine.”

This set does not include coffee mugs or stemmed wine glasses, so the retiree can use their own, or you can also gift them new cups and wine glasses as part of their retirement gift. This wall hanging is 16.7 inches by 13.4 inches by .47 inches.

DNA & RNA Genetic Code Chalkboard Poster Set

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Are you looking for a cute piece of artwork to remind the person you are shopping for in the medical or scientific community? If so, you should get them this 4-piece DNA & RNA Genetic Code Set. When you are purchasing, you will have to decide the size of this artwork, so click on customize now.

You can choose unframed artwork that starts at 4 inches by 6 inches and goes up to 13 inches by 19 inches. You could also select black, white, or wood-framed at 8.3 inches by 11.7 inches. Finally, you can get black or white framed at a size of 11.8 inches by 15.7 inches.

Medical Instruments Wall Art

HOMEOART Medical Wall Art Clinic Decor Picture Health Care Concept Apparatus and Instruments Doctor Nurse Gift 24x36inch

Another piece of wall art you can get for the doctor is this Medical Instruments Wall Art piece. This is nice for someone who likes a more rustic or homey feel to their artwork and decor. This artwork features standard medical instruments that the doctor would have used often throughout their medical career. It is 24 inches by 36 inches by 2.2 inches. This is a stretched canvas print, so it is a high-quality piece of artwork ready to be hung in the home.

If you are looking for a long-lasting present that this doctor can see every day, a piece of artwork is an excellent idea for them. They can hang it in their home office to remember their long career as they enjoy their much-deserved retirement.

Female Doctor Custom Bobblehead

Custom Bobbleheads - Female Doctor in Dress Body - Personalized Gifts

This is a customizable bobblehead of a female doctor. When buying the Female Doctor Custom Bobblehead, you will click on Customize Now. You can upload photos of the doctor with a front view and a side view, and an additional image if some extra detail needs attention (such as hearing aids, glasses, hairstyle, etc.). You can also pay extra to change the clothing that the doctor is wearing. You can either upload photos of the clothes you want to doctor to wear or describe them if you do not have an image of the outfit you want.

This is a super cute and fun gift for the doctor, especially because it is customized and will look exactly how you want it to look. Suppose the doctor retiring is someone you have known for their entire career (or have access to photos from the early days). In that case, you could always get them two – one representing the doctor they were when they started out and the other representing the doctor they were right before retirement.

Doctor Life Coloring Book

Doctor Life: A Snarky Adult Coloring Book

Now that the doctor has all this extra free time, they will need to fill their days with something other than taking care of other people. Adult coloring books are a way for people to relax and destress. This is a snarky and humorous coloring book for the doctor to use or keep as a funny gift. Sometimes people use crayons for adult coloring books, but typically they choose to use colored pencils or gel pens. You can always gift this book with art supplies, so they are ready to color.

This Doctor Life Coloring Book has 98 pages which are printed on high-quality 60 lb paper. Each coloring sheet is only printed on a single side of bright white paper. The coloring book is 8.5 inches by 11 inches.

Happy Retirement Candle For Medical Professionals

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The Happy Retirement Candle For Medical Professionals is a specialty candle that is 4 inches by 4 inches by 4 inches. It comes in the design you see above as well as 4 other styles. The other photos of the additional styles are on the sales page. You can click on customize now to choose the style of the candle you want to gift to the doctor. During the customization process, you also have 200 characters to message to the doctor – these characters are split up into 3 different messages – one on the candle, one on the box, and one on the card.

This soy candle comes in a relaxing scent of Christmas Hearth, and it will burn for about 45 hours.

Retirement Book Lover Present

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Another small gift you can get for a retiring doctor is this really lovely bookmark. This Retirement Book Lover Present is 5.12 inches by .47 inches by .02 inches, and it says, “Enjoy The Next Chapter.” This bookmark is silver in color, made out of metal, and has a gorgeously long white tassel. You can choose to give this present alone, or you can easily pair this with other gifts as well.

If you know what types of non-fiction books they like or novels they enjoy, you can get some books to go with this. Suppose you are unsure because they have just been so busy. In that case, you can buy them an excellent selection of books to try out in different categories.

One thing is for sure though, it is time for the good doctor to out down the medical journals and scholarly articles and trade them in for some leisurely reading materials.

Medical Professional Retirement Keychain

WUSUANED Medical Professional Retirement Keychain No One Can Ever Fill Your Shoes Enjoy Retirement Gift for Doctor Nurse (Medical retirement keychain)

The Medical Professional Retirement Keychain is another small present you can get for a retiring doctor. The package dimensions of this gift are 6.2 inches by 3.5 inches by .5 inches. The keychain says, “No one can ever fill your shoes,” and, “Enjoy retirement.” This keychain will come with a velvet bag to place the keychain, making it easier to gift to the doctor. This will allow them to keep it as a lovely keepsake or choose to use the actual keychain.

The Doctor The Legend Has Retired Journal

The Doctor The Legend Has Retired - Never Forget the Difference You've Made!: Funny Retirement Gifts for Doctors | Doctor Retirement Gifts for Men | ... Doctor (Appreciation Gifts for Doctors)

This is amazing. It is called The Doctor The Legend Has Retired Journal, and it is an excellent gift for any doctor in your life. This journal will allow them to keep track of all the things they have done after retirement. The front of the book has a cartoon photo of a doctor, and it says, “The doctor The Legend Had Retired. Never Forget the Difference You’ve Made!” 

Inside the journal, there are lined pages. Each page starts out with an inspirational quote. Then there is a space for the doctor to record the date, followed by lines to write on. At the bottom of the page, it says, “Things to be grateful for today,” and then there is a small grey box for the doctor to record why they are grateful on that particular day.

The dimensions of this journal are 7 inches by .025 inches by 10 inches, and it has 110 pages.

The Prescription Coffee Mug 

BigMouth Inc. The Prescription Coffee Mug – Hilarious 12 oz Ceramic Coffee Cup in the Shape of a Pill Bottle – Perfect for Home or Office, Makes a Great Gift

Are you looking for a small but humorous gift for the doctor? If so, let us recommend The Prescription Coffee Mug.  Can you even imagine the number of prescriptions this doctor has written throughout their career? Isn’t it time you turned the tables and gave them a prescription instead?

This mug is really cute and funny. It is the image of a prescription bottle, including the oversized lid design on top of the mug. The cup is 4.5 inches by 4 inches by 4 inches and can hold 12 ounces of coffee. The mug says:

“Prescription Coffee (signed by Dr. Feelgood). Mr. Java Joe Espresso. Drink one mug by mouth, repeat until awake and alert. Daily Grind. Qty: 12 ounces of black gold. Refills: Sure. Expires: When mug is empty.” 

Doctor Retirement Coffee Mug

Doctor Retirement – A Truly Great Doctor is Hard To Find – 11 Ounce Coffee Mug Cup – Unique and Memorable Physician Retirement Gifts by Funny Bone Products

The Doctor Retirement Coffee Mug is a small but meaningful gift to give to your favorite doctor. It is 5 inches by 5 inches by 4 inches, and it holds 11 ounces of coffee. It is made of white ceramic, and it says the following:

“A truly great doctor is hard to find, harder to part with and impossible to forget.”

This is a high-quality mug that is printed on both sides with ceramic ink. This will allow the good doctor to see how much you loved and appreciated them at all times.

Quitter, Happy Retirement Whiskey Glass

Shop4Ever Quitter Oops, I Mean Happy Retirement! Engraved Whiskey Glass

Suppose you are incredibly close to the retiring doctor and know that they have an excellent sense of humor. In that case, you can get them this Quitter, Happy Retirement Whiskey Glass. The glass says, “F*ckling Quitter – Opps, I mean – Happy Retirement!” This is a clear whiskey glass that is 4.69 inches by 4.33 inches by 4.29 inches and holds just under 11 ounces of liquid. The style of this whiskey glass combines modern and old-fashioned together to make the perfect glass. It is chip resistant and comes with a gift box, so you can easily give this to any retiring doctor with minimal gift-wrapping time.

Retired Doctor T-Shirt

Retired Doctor Retirement Gift Shirt for Retiring Medical MD T-Shirt

The Retired Doctor T-Shirt is a cute small gift that you can give to a man or a woman. You can select this t-shirt in men’s or women’s sizes which are available from small to 3x. We are showing this t-shirt in black, but you can also get it in navy blue, royal blue, heather gray or heather blue.

This t-shirt says, “A legendary doctor has retired.” This is a lightweight cotton (90%), and polyester (10%) blend that features a classic fit.

Retired Doctor Out Mic Drop T-Shirt

Retired Doctor Out Retirement Gift Mic Drop Retiring Veteran T-Shirt

The Retired Doctor Out Mic Drop T-Shirt is a funny and modern t-shirt for a retiring doctor. If the person you are buying this for has a modern sense of style or sense of humor, this is perfect for them. The shirt says “Doctor Out” and shows a photo of a mic dropping.

This t-shirt is available in either men’s or women’s sizes. The sizes available start at small and go up to 3x. We are showing it in black, but it is available in multiple colors. You can also choose to get it in navy blue, asphalt, royal blue, cranberry, kelly green, olive, purple, dark heather, and heather blue.


Pamela Kazmierczak