Walter Holtzapfel, MD
Walter Holtzapfel, MD (1912-1994), was born in Kiel, Germany, and in 1931 moved to Freiburg/Breisgau to study medicine. At the age of nineteen, while a tourist visiting Dornach, Switzerland, he met Ita Wegman and became involved with studying anthroposophically extended medicine in a study group of young physicians. The rest of his life was dedicated to practice, teaching, and writing involved with anthroposophic medicine. At the age of fifty-two, he became leader of the Medical Section of the Anthroposophical Society, a position he held until 1977. Dr. Holtzapfel was the author of numerous books, including Children’s Destinies and The Human Organs.
Volume 1: An Outline of a Spiritual Scientifically Oriented Medicine
Contributions by Otto Wolff, MD, Walter Holtzapfel, MD, Wilhelm Pelikan, Alla Selawry, Werner Kaelin, Hellmut Klimm, Hans Krüger, Hanno Matthiolius and Wilhelm Spiess
Edited by Otto Wolff, MD
Translated by Peter Luborsky
Revised by Lisa Davisson