austria Famous Physicians from Austria

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List of notable or famous physicians from Austria, with bios and photos, including the top physicians born in Austria and even some popular physicians who immigrated to Austria. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Austrian physicians then this list is the perfect resource for you. These physicians are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known physician from Austria is included when available.

This list includes Sigmund Freud, Wilhelm Beiglböck and more.

This historic physicians from Austria list can help answer the questions "Who are some Austrian physicians of note?" and "Who are the most famous physicians from Austria?" These prominent physicians of Austria may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Austrian physicians.

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Ádám Politzer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Physicians from Austria
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Ádám Politzer

Adam Politzer was a Hungarian and Austrian physician and one of the pioneers and founders of otology. ...more

Age: Died at 85 (1835-1920)

Birthplace: Albertirsa, Hungary

Profession: Physician

Adolf Pokorny is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Physicians from Austria
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Adolf Pokorny

Adolf Pokorny was born on July 25, 1895 in Vienna, Austria; he was a dermatologist and medical doctor. He was a defendant in the Doctors' Trial. Pokorny served from March 1915 to September 1918 in the First World War. He received many medals and was discharged later in the rank of a second ...more

Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

Profession: Physician

Anton de Haen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Physicians from Austria
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Anton de Haen

Anton de Haen was an Austrian physician of Dutch ancestry born in the Hague. He studied medicine in Leiden under Hermann Boerhaave, and in 1754 went to the University of Vienna, where he became head of its medical clinic. He is remembered for teaching students at the bedside of patients. At Vienna, ...more

Age: Died at 72 (1704-1776)

Birthplace: The Hague, Kingdom of the Netherlands

Profession: Physician


Anton Elfinger

Anton Elfinger was an Austrian physician and illustrator. Son of a pharmacist in Vienna, he trained at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, where he was a student of Leopold Kupelwieser. He later studied medicine, earning his medical doctorate in 1845. Afterwards he was an assistant to dermatologist ...more

Age: Died at 43 (1821-1864)

Profession: Physician