Volker Fintelmann, MD
Prof. Dr. Volker Fintelmann, MD, was born in 1935. He is an internist and gastroenterologist, senior physician at the DRK hospital in Hamburg, and has a private practice. He is founder and director of the Carl Gustav Carus Academy for Holistic Medicine in Hamburg. He lectures and serves on advisory boards and various scientific committees. Dr. Fintelmann was a member of Commission E (phytotherapeutic therapies) at the Federal Health Office in Berlin from 1978 to 1989, and its chairman from 1983. He does scientific work in hepatology, in practical and methodical elaboration of a modern phytotherapy, and in anthroposophically supplemented medicine. He has numerous publications, lectures, and leads seminars on these scientific fields.