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

Samuel HahnemannSamuel Hahnemann
10 April 1755
Founder of Homeopathy

Rudolf VirchowRudolf Virchow
13 October 1821
Doctor, Anthropologist

Hans EysenckHans Eysenck
04 March 1916
 

Hermann von HelmholtzHermann von Helmholtz
31 August 1821
Physicist and Physician
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
Ursula von der LeyenUrsula von der Leyen
08 October 1958
Physician, Politician

Magnus HirschfeldMagnus Hirschfeld
14 May 1868
Physician, Writer, Psychologist, Screenwriter,
Theodor MorellTheodor Morell
22 July 1886
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,

Johann Friedrich BlumenbachJohann Friedrich Blumenbach
11 May 1752
Physician
Heinrich Cornelius AgrippaHeinrich Cornelius Agrippa
14 September 1486
Physician

Karl JaspersKarl Jaspers
23 February 1883
Philosopher, Psychiatrist, Physician, Theologian,

Franz MesmerFranz Mesmer
23 May 1734
Physician, Astrologer

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

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

Herta OberheuserHerta Oberheuser
15 May 1911
Military physician, Physician

Karl GebhardtKarl Gebhardt
23 November 1897
Surgeon, Torturer, University teacher
Alois AlzheimerAlois Alzheimer
14 June 1864
Psychiatrist, Neuropathologist

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

Werner HaaseWerner Haase
02 August 1900
Physician, University teacher

Max GersonMax Gerson
18 October 1881
Physician
Fritz PerlsFritz Perls
08 July 1893
Psychologist, Psychiatrist

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Sigmund RascherSigmund Rascher
12 February 1909
Physician, Torturer
Fritz PfefferFritz Pfeffer
30 April 1889
Physician

Irmfried EberlIrmfried Eberl
08 September 1910
Physician, Psychiatrist

Viktor BrackViktor Brack
09 November 1904
Torturer

Richard von Krafft-EbingRichard von Krafft-Ebing
14 August 1840
Psychologist, Psychiatrist, Physician, University
Wolfram SieversWolfram Sievers
10 July 1905
Politician
Eugen FischerEugen Fischer
05 July 1874
Anthropologist, Physician, Racial hygienist,

Ludwig GuttmannLudwig Guttmann
03 July 1899
Neurologist

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

Emin PashaEmin Pasha
28 March 1840
Physician
Otto LoewiOtto Loewi
03 June 1873
Pharmacologist

Gerhard DomagkGerhard Domagk
30 October 1895
Biochemist, Physician, University teacher

Georg Wilhelm StellerGeorg Wilhelm Steller
10 March 1709
Botanist

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

Ernst KretschmerErnst Kretschmer
08 October 1888
Psychiatrist
Harry BenjaminHarry Benjamin
12 January 1885
Endocrinologist and sexologist

Franz Joseph GallFranz Joseph Gall
09 March 1758
Physician, Neuroscientist
Carl WernickeCarl Wernicke
15 May 1848
Anatomist, Physician, Neuroscientist,

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

Ernst Heinrich WeberErnst Heinrich Weber
24 June 1795
Psychologist, Physician
Engelbert KaempferEngelbert Kaempfer
16 September 1651
Naturalist

Julius von MayerJulius von Mayer
25 November 1814
Physicist, Physician
Leonhart FuchsLeonhart Fuchs
17 January 1501
Physician

Heinrich Anton de BaryHeinrich Anton de Bary
26 January 1831
Botanist

Ernst von BergmannErnst von Bergmann
16 December 1836
Surgeon

Ernst Wilhelm von BrückeErnst Wilhelm von Brücke
06 July 1819
Physician

Robert RemakRobert Remak
26 July 1815
Physiologist
Roland MatthesRoland Matthes
17 November 1950
Swimmer

Abraham JacobiAbraham Jacobi
06 May 1830
Physician

Justinus KernerJustinus Kerner
18 September 1786
Poet

Christian Friedrich, Baron StockmarChristian Friedrich, Baron Stockmar
22 August 1787
Physician
Ludwig BüchnerLudwig Büchner
29 March 1824
Philosopher

Andreas LibaviusAndreas Libavius
1555 AD
Physician
Hieronymus BockHieronymus Bock
1498 AD
Botanist

Dorothea ErxlebenDorothea Erxleben
13 November 1715
Physician

Johann Joachim BecherJohann Joachim Becher
06 May 1635
Physician
Franz Xaver von BaaderFranz Xaver von Baader
27 March 1765
Philosopher

Johann Peter FrankJohann Peter Frank
19 March 1745
Physician
Bernhard Siegfried AlbinusBernhard Siegfried Albinus
24 February 1697
Anatomist

Friedrich von EsmarchFriedrich von Esmarch
09 January 1823
Surgeon

Gustav StruveGustav Struve
11 October 1805
Surgeon
Georg AgricolaGeorg Agricola
24 March 1494
German mineralogist

Georg Elias MüllerGeorg Elias Müller
20 July 1850
Psychologist
Johann Friedrich MeckelJohann Friedrich Meckel
17 October 1781
Anatomist

Ernst WynderErnst Wynder
30 April 1922
Medical doctor

Peter BlosPeter Blos
02 February 1904
American psychoanalyst

Heinrich HoffmannHeinrich Hoffmann
13 June 1809
German physician and writer
Elisabeth BingElisabeth Bing
08 July 1914
Physical Therapist
Johann Jakob ReiskeJohann Jakob Reiske
25 December 1716
Scholar

Friedrich Theodor von FrerichsFriedrich Theodor von Frerichs
24 March 1819
Physician

Karl Ferdinand von GräfeKarl Ferdinand von Gräfe
08 March 1787
Surgeon

Paul FlemingPaul Fleming
05 October 1609
Poet
Albrecht von GräfeAlbrecht von Gräfe
22 May 1828
Eye surgeon

Gertie F. MarxGertie F. Marx
13 February 1912
Anesthesiologist

Georg Christian FüchselGeorg Christian Füchsel
14 February 1722
Physician

Friedrich Gustav Jacob HenleFriedrich Gustav Jacob Henle
09 July 1809
Physician

Martin H. FischerMartin H. Fischer
10 November 1879
Physician