Medics

Salomea Kempner

Salomea Kempner

She was part of the group gathered by the creator of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud. Salomea Kempner, a doctor and psychoanalyst from Płock, was born in 1880 to the family of Mojżesz Hersz and Ella Ruchla nee Margulies. She studied medicine at the universities of Bern, […]

Ryfka Goldkind

Ryfka Goldkind

Ryfka Goldkind (born 1902) – daughter of Wolf Dawid and Estera Czosnek, a dentist (she received her diploma in Warsaw in 1925). Her office was located at 3 Kolegialna Street. Ryfka’s husband was Abram Mordka (Adam) Goldkind (born 1896), son of Icek and Tema née […]

Abram Mojżesz Widawski

Abram Mojżesz Widawski

Abram Mojżesz Widawski – a doctor of internal medicine, was born on May 21, 1893 as the son of Mendel and Masza née Płockier. He graduated from medical studies in 1925 in Warsaw. Initially, he practiced in Wyszogród. Abram Mojżesz Widawski’s wife was Dyna Ryfka […]

Regina Ber

Regina Ber

Regina Ber – born on November 4, 1909 as the daughter of Chaskiel and Dwojra nee Wajnrajch, sister of doctor Artur Ber. She was a dentist (she graduated in 1933). Her dentist office was located at 18 Sienkiewicza Street (currently 38 Sienkiewicza Street). Regina’s husband […]

Artur Ber

Artur Ber

Alter aka Artur Paltych Ber was born on March 25, 1908 in Płock, as the son of Chaskiel aka Henryk, a trader by profession, and Dwojra aka Dorota nee Wajnrajch, who came from the village of Tursk in the Mazovia region. In 1916, Alter entered […]

Gustaw Cyprys

Gustaw Cyprys

Gustaw (Gecel) Cyprys (1906-?) – an ophthalmologist. Son of Józef Chaim and Sura nee Fogel. He studied medicine in France at the University of Montpellier. In the 1930s, he worked at the Jewish Hospital for Infectious Diseases in Czyste in Warsaw. He was murdered by […]

Matias Marienstras

Matias Marienstras

Matias Marienstras (Mateusz Mariański) (1900-1957) – doctor of medicine. He was born on September 22 in Płock. He was the son of a merchant from Warsaw, Moszek and Sura née Krykus. He had two brothers – Wilhelm, who was also a doctor by profession, and […]

The Medical Society of Płock

The Medical Society of Płock

The Jews of Płock, apart from creating their own social organizations, took an active part in the activities of many others operating in the town. An example may be the Medical Society of Płock, where doctors of Jewish origin were involved, many of whom were […]

Mieczysław Themerson

Mieczysław Themerson

Chaim Mendel aka Mieczysław Themerson (1871–1930) – doctor of medicine from Płock, writer and journalist was born on October 8, 1871, as the son of the turner Rubin and Chaja Tauba Themerson. Chaim Mendel graduated from the Płock Governorate Middle High School, and then the […]

Paweł Goldstein

Paweł Goldstein

Paweł Goldstein (1884-1942) – an outstanding surgeon, scientist, one of the pioneers of neurosurgery in Poland, born in 1884 in the family of Kalman Kopel and Temra née Tac. His family lived at 10 Więzienna Street (now 30 Sienkiewicza Street) in Maria Obniska’s tenement house. […]



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