Please Note: Blog posts are not selected, edited or screened by Seeking Alpha editors.

Highest Yielding Medical Dividend Stocks

|Includes: COO, IVC, Sabra Healthcare REIT, Inc. (SBRA)

Being interested in dividend stocks, I assembled the following list of dividend paying medical stocks.  Data is provided by Zacks.com services downloaded on May 22, 2011.  It should be noted that this a raw data pull with no checking of dividends or company fundamentals.  Quite possibly there are stocks on this list that no longer trade or have been acquired. 

(NASDAQ: SBRA) Sabra Healthcare REIT, Inc. 7.7%

(NYSE: AZN) Astrazeneca PLC 7.2%

(NASDAQ: SHMR) Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. 5.8%

(NYSE: LLY) Eli Lilly and Company 5.1%

(NYSE: GSK) GlaxoSmithKline PLC 4.9%

(NASDAQ: PMD) Psychemedics Corporation 4.7%

(NYSE: BMY) Bristol-Myers Squibb Company 4.7%

(NASDAQ: PDLI) PDL BioPharma, Inc. 4.5%

(NASDAQ: UG) United-Guardian, Inc. 4.3%

(NASDAQ: BDMS) Birner Dental Management Services, Inc. 4.1%

(NYSE: MRK) Merck & Company, Inc. 4.1%

(NYSE: PFE) Pfizer, Inc. 3.9%

(NYSE: NDZ) Nordion Inc. 3.6%

(NYSE: ABT) Abbott Laboratories 3.6%

(NYSE: SNY) Sanofi-Aventis SA 3.6%

(NASDAQ: UTMD) Utah Medical Products, Inc. 3.3%

(NYSE: JNJ) Johnson & Johnson 3.3%

(NASDAQ: VIVO) Meridian Bioscience Inc. 3.3%

(NYSE: NVS) Novartis AG 3.3%

(NASDAQ: AVCA ) Advocat, Inc. 3.2%

(NASDAQ: SPAN) Span-America Medical Systems, Inc. 2.9%

(NASDAQ: LNCR) Lincare Holdings Inc. 2.7%

(AMEX: NHC) National HealthCare Corporation 2.4%

(NASDAQ: CPSI) Computer Programs and Systems, Inc. 2.4%

(NYSE: OMI) Owens & Minor, Inc. 2.3%

(NYSE: MDT) Medtronic, Inc. 2.1%

(NASDAQ: PPDI) Pharmaceutical Product Development, Inc. 2.1%

(AMEX: HRT ) Arrhythmia Research Technology Inc. 2.1%

(NYSE: BAX) Baxter International Inc. 2.1%

(NYSE: BDX) Becton, Dickinson and Company 1.8%

(NYSE: CAH) Cardinal Health, Inc. 1.7%

(NYSE: STE) STERIS Corporation 1.7%

(NYSE: STJ) St. Jude Medical, Inc. 1.7%

(NASDAQ: TEVA) Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited 1.6%

(NASDAQ: QSII) Quality Systems, Inc. 1.6%

(NASDAQ: MLAB) Mesa Laboratories, Inc. 1.5%

(NYSE: WST) West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. 1.5%

(NYSE: COV ) Covidien plc. 1.4%

(NYSE: SNN) Smith & Nephew SNATS, Inc. 1.4%

(NASDAQ: PDCO) Patterson Companies Inc. 1.3%

(NYSE: AET) Aetna Inc. 1.3%

(NASDAQ: TECH) Techne Corporation 1.3%

(NASDAQ: USPH) U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. 1.3%

(NYSE: WLP ) WellPoint Health Networks Inc. 1.2%

(NYSE: SYK) Stryker Corporation 1.1%

(NASDAQ: LMAT) LeMaitre Vascular, Inc. 1.1%

(NYSE: NVO) Novo Nordisk A/S 1.1%

(NYSE: UNH) UnitedHealth Group Incorporated 1%

(NYSE: LUX) Luxottica Group, S.p.A. 1%

(NYSE: ABC) AmerisourceBergen Corporation (Holding Co) 1%

(NASDAQ: ATRI) ATRION Corporation 1%

(NASDAQ: ASGR) America Service Group Inc. 0.9%

(NYSE: BEC) Beckman Coulter, Inc. 0.9%

(NYSE: FMS) Fresenius Medical Care Corporation 0.9%

(NYSE: HRC) Hillenbrand Industries, Inc. 0.9%

(NYSE: MRX ) Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation 0.9%

(NYSE: MR) Mindray Medical International Limited 0.9%

(NYSE: MCK) McKesson Corporation 0.9%

(NYSE: CHE) Chemed Corp. 0.8%

(NASDAQ: ENSG) The Ensign Group, Inc. 0.8%

(NYSE: DGX) Quest Diagnostics Incorporated 0.7%

(NYSE: BCR) C.R. Bard, Inc. 0.7%

(NYSE: RDY) Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd 0.6%

(NASDAQ: YDNT) Young Innovations, Inc. 0.5%

(NASDAQ: XRAY) DENTSPLY International Inc. 0.5%

(NYSE: CMN ) Cantel Medical Corp. 0.5%

(NASDAQ: SHPGY ) Shire plc 0.4%

(NYSE: OCR) Omnicare, Inc. 0.4%

(NYSE: UHS) Universal Health Services, Inc. 0.4%

(NASDAQ: PRGO) Perrigo Company 0.3%

(NYSE: ALC) Assisted Living Concepts, Inc. New 0.3%

(NYSE: AGN) Allergan, Inc. 0.2%

(NYSE: IVC) Invacare Corporation 0.2%

(NYSE: COO) Cooper Companies, Inc. (The) 0.1%