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Ernst Gottlob Orthmann

Born  1858
Died  1922

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German physician, born 1858, Mettmann, Rheinprovinz; died August 18, 1922, Berlin.

Biography of Ernst Gottlob Orthmann

Ernst Gottlob Orthmann obtained his doctorate at Göttingen in 1882 and then became assistant in August Eduard Martin’s (1847-1933) private clinic, an important centre of operative gynaecology. Orthmann took ove the clinic in 1899 when Martin became professor in Greifswald. Orthmann was a collaborator in A. Martin’s Handbuch der Krankheiten der weiblichen Adnexorgane.

  • Isidor Fischer (1869-1943), publisher:
    Biographisches Lexikon der hervorragenden Ärzte der letzten fünfzig Jahre.
    Berlin – Wien, Urban & Schwarzenberg, 1932.


  • Über die Ursachen der Eiterbildung. Berlin : Reimer, 1882. 2 editions.
  • Primärkarzinom in einer Tuberkulösen.
    Zeitschrift für Geburtshülfe und Gynäkologie, 1888, 15: 211-237.
  • Zur Casuistik einiger seltener Ovarial- und Tuben-Tumoren.
    Monatsschrift für Geburtshülfe und Gynäkologie, Berlin, 1899, 9: 771-782.
  • Über die Entstehungsweisen der Sacrosalpingen und Tubo-Ovarialcysten.
    [Virchows] Archiv für pathologische Anatomie und Physiologie, und für klinische Medizin, Berlin, 1899, 155: 220-234.
  • Leitfaden für den gynäkologischen Operationskurs.
    Leipzig, 1899; 2nd edition, 1905; translated into Russian.
  • Vademecum für histopathologische Untersuchungen in der Gynäkologie.
    Berlin, 1901; translated into English.

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