- Michael Cairnie
- 5,364 metre(s)
- Nepal (Mount Everest Base Camp)
The highest altitude operating an x-ray machine is 5,364 m (17,598 ft) and was achieved by Michael Cairnie (USA), in Mount Everest Base Camp, Khumjung, Nepal, on 21 April 2022.
Michael and his team decided to attempt this record in order to bring light to healthcare and the importance of access to diagnosis systems such as the x-ray machine.