• Born date: 1875-07-03
  • Born in: Barmen
  • Death date: 1951-07-02
  • Death in: Berlin
Ferdinand Sauerbruch

Ernst Ferdinand Sauerbruch (3 July 1875 – 2 July 1951) was a German surgeon.Sauerbruch was born in Barmen (now a district of Wuppertal), Germany. He studied medicine at the Philipps University of Marburg, the University of Greifswald, the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, and the University of Leipzig, from the last of which he graduated in 1902.