Physicians are God-send angels for they are directly involved with saving and treating people from sickness and medical ailments. They are the healers from infirmity and the face of good health and well-being. With the advancement of science and technology, the field of medicine has also rapidly augmented. Today, physicians or doctors, as they are popularly referred to as, are categorized under various specialities, such as audiologists, allergists, cardiologists, anesthesiologists, gynaecologists, internal medicine specialists, neurologists, physiologists, radiologists and so on. Apart from this, physicians also practice traditional methods such as Ayurveda, homeopathy and so on. Every country in the world has its own list of physicians who have greatly contributed to the field of medicine through their research, finding and medical practice. In Germany too, there have been numerous physicians who have been responsible for some of the major advancement in the field of science. Some of them include: Samuel Hahnemann who created alternative medicine in the form of homeopathy, Karl Brandt a surgeon who served as Hitler’s escort physician, and Christoph Wilhelm Hufeland who became the most eminent German physician of his time. Go through this write-up to find out more about the life and works of famous German physician.
Rudolf VirchowRudolf Virchow

13 October 1821

Erik EriksonErik Erikson

15 June 1902

Ernst HaeckelErnst Haeckel

16 February 1834

Otto Heinrich WarburgOtto Heinrich Warburg

08 October 1883

Hermann von HelmholtzHermann von Helmholtz

31 August 1821

Hans EysenckHans Eysenck

04 March 1916

Hans Adolf KrebsHans Adolf Krebs

25 August 1900

Otto Fritz MeyerhofOtto Fritz Meyerhof

12 April 1884

Heinrich Cornelius AgrippaHeinrich Cornelius Agrippa

14 September 1486

Aribert HeimAribert Heim

28 June 1914

Magnus HirschfeldMagnus Hirschfeld

14 May 1868

Werner ForssmannWerner Forssmann

29 August 1904

Theodor MorellTheodor Morell

22 July 1886

Franz MesmerFranz Mesmer

23 May 1734

Ursula von der LeyenUrsula von der Leyen

08 October 1958

Karl JaspersKarl Jaspers

23 February 1883

Herta OberheuserHerta Oberheuser

15 May 1911

Max GersonMax Gerson

18 October 1881

Alois AlzheimerAlois Alzheimer

14 June 1864

Marianne KochMarianne Koch

19 August 1931

Johann Friedrich StruenseeJohann Friedrich Struensee

05 August 1737

Karl GebhardtKarl Gebhardt

23 November 1897

Eduard WirthsEduard Wirths

04 September 1909

Ludwig StumpfeggerLudwig Stumpfegger

11 July 1910

Ernst-Günther SchenckErnst-Günther Schenck

03 October 1904

Ernst-Robert GrawitzErnst-Robert Grawitz

08 June 1899

Fritz PerlsFritz Perls

08 July 1893

Sigmund RascherSigmund Rascher

12 February 1909

Richard von Krafft-EbingRichard von Krafft-Ebing

14 August 1840

Werner HaaseWerner Haase

02 August 1900

Irmfried EberlIrmfried Eberl

08 September 1910

Viktor BrackViktor Brack

09 November 1904

Johanna BudwigJohanna Budwig

30 September 1908

Carl WernickeCarl Wernicke

15 May 1848

Wolfram SieversWolfram Sievers

10 July 1905

Fritz PfefferFritz Pfeffer

30 April 1889

Franz Joseph GallFranz Joseph Gall

09 March 1758

Kurt SchneiderKurt Schneider

07 January 1887

Gerhard DomagkGerhard Domagk

30 October 1895

Otto LoewiOtto Loewi

03 June 1873

Eugen FischerEugen Fischer

05 July 1874

Ernst Heinrich WeberErnst Heinrich Weber

24 June 1795

Ludwig GuttmannLudwig Guttmann

03 July 1899

Julius von MayerJulius von Mayer

25 November 1814

Dorothea ErxlebenDorothea Erxleben

13 November 1715

Georg AgricolaGeorg Agricola

24 March 1494

Richard Freiherr von Krafft-EbingRichard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebing

14 August 1840

Heinrich Wilhelm Matthäus OlbersHeinrich Wilhelm Matthäus Olbers

11 October 1758

Erich Seligmann FrommErich Seligmann Fromm

23 March 1900