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.
Erik EriksonErik Erikson
15 June 1902
American-German psychologist
Rudolf VirchowRudolf Virchow
13 October 1821
Doctor, Anthropologist

Ernst HaeckelErnst Haeckel
16 February 1834
Biologist, Physician, Philosopher & Artist

Samuel HahnemannSamuel Hahnemann
10 April 1755
Founder of Homeopathy

Hermann von HelmholtzHermann von Helmholtz
31 August 1821
Physicist and Physician

Hans EysenckHans Eysenck
04 March 1916
 
Otto Heinrich WarburgOtto Heinrich Warburg
08 October 1883
Physiologist & Physician

Hans Adolf KrebsHans Adolf Krebs
25 August 1900
Biochemist

Otto Fritz MeyerhofOtto Fritz Meyerhof
12 April 1884
Physician and Biochemist
Magnus HirschfeldMagnus Hirschfeld
14 May 1868
Physician, Writer, Psychologist, Screenwriter,

Theodor MorellTheodor Morell
22 July 1886
Physician
Heinrich Cornelius AgrippaHeinrich Cornelius Agrippa
14 September 1486
Physician

Paul SchäferPaul Schäfer
04 December 1921
Medic

Karen HorneyKaren Horney
16 September 1885
Psychoanalyst

Aribert HeimAribert Heim
28 June 1914
Military physician, Ice hockey player, Torturer,

Karl JaspersKarl Jaspers
23 February 1883
Philosopher, Psychiatrist, Physician, Theologian,
Johann Friedrich BlumenbachJohann Friedrich Blumenbach
11 May 1752
Physician

Franz MesmerFranz Mesmer
23 May 1734
Doctor

Alois AlzheimerAlois Alzheimer
14 June 1864
Psychiatrist, Neuropathologist

Johann Friedrich StruenseeJohann Friedrich Struensee
05 August 1737
Politician, Physician
Ernst-Günther SchenckErnst-Günther Schenck
03 October 1904
Surgeon, University teacher

Ludwig StumpfeggerLudwig Stumpfegger
11 July 1910
Military physician, Physician, Surgeon, Torturer
Marianne KochMarianne Koch
19 August 1931
Actor, Television presenter, Physician, Internist

Karl GebhardtKarl Gebhardt
23 November 1897
Surgeon, Torturer, University teacher

Ernst-Robert GrawitzErnst-Robert Grawitz
08 June 1899
Military physician, Internist, Torturer
Eduard WirthsEduard Wirths
04 September 1909
Military physician, Torturer

Herta OberheuserHerta Oberheuser
15 May 1911
Military physician, Physician
Fritz PerlsFritz Perls
08 July 1893
Psychologist, Psychiatrist

Max GersonMax Gerson
18 October 1881
Physician

Sigmund RascherSigmund Rascher
12 February 1909
Physician, Torturer
Viktor BrackViktor Brack
09 November 1904
Torturer

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Ernst KretschmerErnst Kretschmer
08 October 1888
Psychiatrist
Werner HaaseWerner Haase
02 August 1900
Physician, University teacher

Richard von Krafft-EbingRichard von Krafft-Ebing
14 August 1840
Psychiatrist

Irmfried EberlIrmfried Eberl
08 September 1910
Physician, Psychiatrist

Fritz PfefferFritz Pfeffer
30 April 1889
Physician
Sabine Bergmann-PohlSabine Bergmann-Pohl
20 April 1946
Politician
Wolfram SieversWolfram Sievers
10 July 1905
Politician

Franz Joseph GallFranz Joseph Gall
09 March 1758
Physician, Neuroscientist

Werner ForssmannWerner Forssmann
29 August 1904
Military physician, Surgeon, Urologist,

Eugen FischerEugen Fischer
05 July 1874
Anthropologist, Physician, Racial hygienist,
Ludwig GuttmannLudwig Guttmann
03 July 1899
Neurologist

Carl WernickeCarl Wernicke
15 May 1848
Anatomist, Physician, Neuroscientist,

Kurt SchneiderKurt Schneider
07 January 1887
Military physician, Psychologist, Psychiatrist,

Emin PashaEmin Pasha
28 March 1840
Physician

Gerhard DomagkGerhard Domagk
30 October 1895
Biochemist, Physician, University teacher
Harry BenjaminHarry Benjamin
12 January 1885
Endocrinologist and sexologist

Helmut KentlerHelmut Kentler
02 July 1928
Psychologist
Otto LoewiOtto Loewi
03 June 1873
Pharmacologist

Ernst Heinrich WeberErnst Heinrich Weber
24 June 1795
Psychologist, Physician

Georg Wilhelm StellerGeorg Wilhelm Steller
10 March 1709
Botanist
Georg AgricolaGeorg Agricola
24 March 1494
German mineralogist

Ernst Wilhelm von BrückeErnst Wilhelm von Brücke
06 July 1819
Physician
Heinrich HoffmannHeinrich Hoffmann
13 June 1809
German physician and writer

Julius von MayerJulius von Mayer
25 November 1814
Physicist, Physician

Maria FurtwanglerMaria Furtwangler
13 September 1966
Actress

Johanna BudwigJohanna Budwig
30 September 1908
Chemist, Biochemist, Inventor, Physician

Friedrich Gustav Jacob HenleFriedrich Gustav Jacob Henle
09 July 1809
Physician
Engelbert KaempferEngelbert Kaempfer
16 September 1651
Naturalist

Robert RemakRobert Remak
26 July 1815
Physiologist

Heinrich Anton de BaryHeinrich Anton de Bary
26 January 1831
Botanist

Maja EinsteinMaja Einstein
18 November 1881
Romanist
Leonhart FuchsLeonhart Fuchs
17 January 1501
Physician

Ernst von BergmannErnst von Bergmann
16 December 1836
Surgeon
Christian Friedrich, Baron StockmarChristian Friedrich, Baron Stockmar
22 August 1787
Physician

Abraham JacobiAbraham Jacobi
06 May 1830
Physician

Dorothea ErxlebenDorothea Erxleben
13 November 1715
Physician
Roland MatthesRoland Matthes
17 November 1950
Swimmer

Ludwig BüchnerLudwig Büchner
29 March 1824
Philosopher
Johann Peter FrankJohann Peter Frank
19 March 1745
Physician

Justinus KernerJustinus Kerner
18 September 1786
Poet

Johann Joachim BecherJohann Joachim Becher
06 May 1635
Physician
Friedrich von EsmarchFriedrich von Esmarch
09 January 1823
Surgeon

Andreas LibaviusAndreas Libavius
1555 AD
Physician
Franz Xaver von BaaderFranz Xaver von Baader
27 March 1765
Philosopher

Georg Elias MüllerGeorg Elias Müller
20 July 1850
Psychologist

Albrecht von GräfeAlbrecht von Gräfe
22 May 1828
Eye surgeon

Paul FlemingPaul Fleming
05 October 1609
Poet
Fiona KolbingerFiona Kolbinger
24 May 1995
Cyclist
Bernhard Siegfried AlbinusBernhard Siegfried Albinus
24 February 1697
Anatomist

Johann Friedrich MeckelJohann Friedrich Meckel
17 October 1781
Anatomist

Hieronymus BockHieronymus Bock
1498 AD
Botanist

Peter BlosPeter Blos
02 February 1904
American psychoanalyst
Gustav StruveGustav Struve
11 October 1805
Surgeon

Ernst WynderErnst Wynder
30 April 1922
Medical doctor

Martin Henry FischerMartin Henry Fischer
10 November 1879
Physician

Friedrich Theodor von FrerichsFriedrich Theodor von Frerichs
24 March 1819
Physician

Johann Jakob ReiskeJohann Jakob Reiske
25 December 1716
Scholar
Elisabeth BingElisabeth Bing
08 July 1914
Physical Therapist

Karl Ferdinand von GräfeKarl Ferdinand von Gräfe
08 March 1787
Surgeon
Gertie F. MarxGertie F. Marx
13 February 1912
Anesthesiologist

Georg Christian FüchselGeorg Christian Füchsel
14 February 1722
Physician