Gustav von Bergmann
In 1903 he received his doctorate at Strasbourg, and afterwards worked at the second medical hospital in Berlin under Friedrich Kraus. In 1916 he became a full professor of internal medicine in Marburg, and later a professor at Frankfurt am Main (from 1920), the Berlin Charité (from 1927) and Munich (from 1946).
He was a proponent of "functional pathology", and is considered to be one of the founders of psychosomatic medicine. His research involved investigations into gastro-intestinal ulcers, hypertension and studies of the autonomic nervous system. Today, the "Gustav-von-Bergmann-Medaille" is the highest honor awarded by the Deutschen Gesellschaft für Innere Medizin (German Society of Internal Medicine).
With Albrecht Bethe and Gustav Georg Embden, he was co-publisher of the multi-volume Handbuch der normalen und pathologischen Physiologie. With Rudolf Stähelin, he published the second edition of Handbuch der inneren Medizin. Other noted works of his include:
- Das vegetative Nervensystem und seine Störungen (The autonomic nervous system and its disorders). 1926.
- Funktionelle Pathologie (Functional pathology), 1932.
- Neues Denken in der Medizin (New reasoning in medicine), 1947.
- "This article is based on a translation of an equivalent article at the German Wikipedia".
- Bibliography @ Who Named It.
|This article about a German person in the field of medicine is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|