Adolph Kussmaul

Physician

1822 – 1902

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Who was Adolph Kussmaul?

Adolph Kussmaul was a German physician and a leading clinician of his time. He was born as the son and grandson of physicians at Graben near Karlsruhe and studied at Heidelberg. He entered the army after graduation and spent two years as an army surgeon. This was followed by a period as a general practitioner before he went to W├╝rzburg to study for his doctorate under Virchow.

He was subsequently Professor of Medicine at Heidelberg, Erlangen, Freiburg and Strassburg.

He died in Heidelberg.

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Born
Feb 22, 1822
Graben-Neudorf
Nationality
  • Germany
Profession
Education
  • Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg
Lived in
  • Erlangen
Died
May 28, 1902
Heidelberg

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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