Famous Physicians from Poland

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

    Adam Gruca

    Dec. at 90 (1893-1983)
    Adam Gruca (born 3 December 1893 in Majdan Sieniawski, died 3 June 1983 in Warsaw) was a famous Polish orthopaedist, inventor, and surgeon. He is considered to be the founder of modern orthopedic ...more
  • Albert Sabin
    Dec. at 86 (1906-1993)
    • Birthplace: Białystok, Poland
    Albert Bruce Sabin (born Abram Saperstein; August 26, 1906 – March 3, 1993) was a Polish American medical researcher, best known for developing the oral polio vaccine, which has played a key role in ...more
  • Albert Wojciech Adamkiewicz

    Albert Wojciech Adamkiewicz

    Dec. at 71 (1850-1921)
    • Birthplace: Żerków, Poland
    Albert Wojciech Adamkiewicz (Polish: [adamˈkʲɛvitʂ]; 11 August 1850 – 31 October 1921) was a Polish pathologist born in Żerków.
  • Antoni Cieszyński

    Antoni Cieszyński

    Dec. at 59 (1882-1941)
    • Birthplace: Oleśnica, Poland
    Antoni Cieszyński (31 May 1882 in Oels (Oleśnica), Silesia, Germany – 4 July 1941 in Lwów, Poland) was a Polish physician, dentist and surgeon. Antoni was a professor and head of the Institute of ...more
  • August Chełkowski

    August Chełkowski

    Dec. at 72 (1927-1999)
    • Birthplace: Telkwice, Poland
    August Chełkowski (Polish pronunciation: [ˈauɡust xɛwˈkɔfskʲi], February 27, 1927 – October 31, 1999) was a prominent Polish physicist and politician. Born in the small village of Telkwice, then in ...more
  • August Dehnel

    August Dehnel

    Dec. at 59 (1903-1962)
    August Dehnel s. Michała (June 25, 1903, Warsaw – November 22, 1962, Warsaw) was a Polish zoologist, Ph.D. (1926), professor. Until 1949 he signed his popular science and embryology works with the ...more