- A dictionary of medical eponyms

Paul Strübing

Born 1852

Related eponyms


German physician, born November 2, 1852, Pyritz.

Biography of Paul Strübing

Paul Strübing studied at Berlin, Halle, and Greifswald until he obtained his doctorate in 1876. Subsequently he was first assistant in the eye clinic, then at the medical clinic and policlinic, and was habilitated for internal medicine there in 1882. In 1889 he became extraordinary professor, and in 1900 was appointed full professor as well as director of the medical policlinic.

What is an eponym?

An eponym is a word derived from the name of a person, whether real or fictional. A medical eponym is thus any word related to medicine, whose name is derived from a person.

What is Whonamedit?

Whonamedit.com is a biographical dictionary of medical eponyms. It is our ambition to present a complete survey of all medical phenomena named for a person, with a biography of that person.


Whonamedit? does not give medical advice.
This survey of medical eponyms and the persons behind them is meant as a general interest site only. No information found here must under any circumstances be used for medical purposes, diagnostically, therapeutically or otherwise. If you, or anybody close to you, is affected, or believe to be affected, by any condition mentioned here: see a doctor.