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Famous Physicians from Poland

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List of notable or famous physicians from Poland, with bios and photos, including the top physicians born in Poland and even some popular physicians who immigrated to Poland. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Polish 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 Poland is included when available.

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

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    Adam Gruca

    Dec. at 90 (1893-1983)
    Adam Gruca (born 3 December 1893 in Majdan Sieniawski, died 3 June 1983 in Warsaw) was a... more on Wikipedia
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    Albert Sabin

    Albert Sabin

    Dec. at 87 (1906-1993)

    BirthplaceBiałystok, Poland

    Albert Bruce Sabin (born Abram Saperstein; August 26, 1906 – March 3, 1993) was a Polish... more on Wikipedia
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    Albert Wojciech Adamkiewicz

    Albert Wojciech Adamkiewicz

    Dec. at 71 (1850-1921)

    BirthplaceŻerków, Poland

    Albert Wojciech Adamkiewicz (Polish: [adamˈkʲɛvitʂ]; 11 August 1850 – 31 October 1921) was a... more on Wikipedia
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    Antoni Cieszyński

    Dec. at 59 (1882-1941)

    BirthplaceOleśnica, Poland

    Antoni Cieszyński (31 May 1882 in Oels (Oleśnica), Silesia, Germany – 4 July 1941 in Lwów,... more on Wikipedia
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    August Chełkowski

    Dec. at 72 (1927-1999)

    BirthplaceEurope, Poland, Sztum County, Central Europe, Pomeranian Voivodeship

    August Chełkowski (Polish pronunciation: [ˈauɡust xɛwˈkɔfskʲi], February 27, 1927 – October... more on Wikipedia
  • 6

    August Dehnel

    Dec. at 59 (1903-1962)
    August Dehnel s. Michała (June 25, 1903, Warsaw – November 22, 1962, Warsaw) was a Polish... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Biernat of Lublin

    Biernat of Lublin

    Dec. at 64 (1465-1529)
    Biernat of Lublin (Polish: Biernat z Lublina, Latin Bernardus Lublinius, ca. 1465 – after... more on Wikipedia
  • 8

    BirthplaceSecond Polish Republic, Lublin

    The Burzynski Clinic is a controversial clinic offering an unproven cancer treatment. It was... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Benedykt Dybowski

    Benedykt Dybowski

    Dec. at 97 (1833-1930)
    Benedykt Tadeusz Dybowski (12 May 1833 – 31 January 1930) was a Polish naturalist and... more on Wikipedia
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    Edmund Biernacki

    Dec. at 45 (1866-1911)

    BirthplacePoland

    Edmund Faustyn Biernacki (19 December 1866 in Opoczno – 29 December 1911 in Lwów) was a Polish... more on Wikipedia
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    Edmund Dejter

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    Edmund Wojtyła

    Dec. at 26 (1906-1932)

    BirthplaceKraków, Poland

    Edmund Wojtyła was the elder brother of Pope John Paul II.
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    Edward Flatau

    Edward Flatau

    Dec. at 64 (1868-1932)

    BirthplacePłock, Poland

    Edward Flatau (27 December 1868, Płock – 7 June 1932, Warsaw) was a Polish neurologist and... more on Wikipedia
  • 14

    Filip Adwent

    Dec. at 50 (1955-2005)

    BirthplaceStrasbourg, France

    Filip Stanisław Adwent (31 August 1955 in Strasbourg – 26 June 2005) was a Polish politician... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Gavriil Ilizarov

    Gavriil Ilizarov

    Dec. at 71 (1921-1992)

    BirthplaceByelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic, Soviet Union

    Gavriil Abramovich Ilizarov (Russian: Гавриил Абрамович Илизаров; 15 June 1921 – 24 July 1992)... more on Wikipedia
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    George Chapman

    George Chapman

    Dec. at 38 (1865-1903)

    BirthplacePoland

    George Chapman (14 December 1865 – 7 April 1903), born as Seweryn Antonowicz Kłosowski, was a... more on Wikipedia

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  • 17
    Henryk Jordan

    Henryk Jordan

    Dec. at 65 (1842-1907)

    BirthplaceGalicia, Poland

    Henryk Jordan (23 July 1842, Przemyśl – 16 May 1907, Kraków), was a Polish philanthropist,... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Hilary Koprowski

    Hilary Koprowski

    Dec. at 97 (1916-2013)

    BirthplaceWarsaw, Second Polish Republic

    Hilary Koprowski (5 December 1916 – 11 April 2013) was a Polish virologist and immunologist... more on Wikipedia
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    Ignacy Żagiell

    Dec. at 65 (1826-1891)
    Ignacy Żagiell (Lithuanian: Ignotas Žagelis) (14 February 1826, Pavirinčiai, Anykščiai... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Jan Brożek

    Jan Brożek

    Dec. at 67 (1585-1652)

    BirthplacePoland

    Jan Brożek (Ioannes Broscius, Joannes Broscius or Johannes Broscius; 1 November 1585 – 21... more on Wikipedia
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    Jan Buzek

    Jan Buzek

    Dec. at 66 (1874-1940)

    BirthplaceKonská, Czech Republic

    Dr. Jan Jerzy Buzek (27 March 1874 – 24 November 1940) was a Polish physician, activist and... more on Wikipedia
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    Jan Stanisław Olbrycht

    Dec. at 82 (1886-1968)
    Jan Stanisław Olbrycht (Polish pronunciation: [ˈjan staˈɲiswaf ˈɔlbrɨxt]; 1886–1968) was a... more on Wikipedia
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    Jędrzej Śniadecki

    Jędrzej Śniadecki

    Dec. at 70 (1768-1838)

    BirthplaceŻnin, Poland

    Jędrzej Śniadecki (archaic English: Andrew Sniadecki; Lithuanian: Andrius Sniadeckis ; 30... more on Wikipedia
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    Johann Bachstrom

    Dec. at 54 (1688-1742)

    BirthplaceRawicz, Poland

    Jan Fryderyk or Johann Friedrich Bachstrom (24 December 1688, near Rawitsch, now Rawicz,... more on Wikipedia
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    John Jonston

    John Jonston

    Dec. at 72 (1603-1675)

    BirthplaceSzamotuły, Poland

    John Jonston (in Polish, Jan Jonston; in Latin, Joannes Jonstonus; Szamotuły, 15 September... more on Wikipedia