Ludwig Levy-Lenz, M.D.
  (1889 - 1976)

Sexual physician, surgeon

He was head of the Institute's gynaecological department between 1925 and 1933 and became actively involved in sexual counselling. He drew up expert forensic reports, published on abortion techniques and worked as the editor of the Institute's popular journal: "Die Ehe" ("Marriage").

Levy-Lenz performed the first sex-change operations on tranvestites. Furthermore, he ran a private clinic for sexual disorders in Berlin. In 1939, he was deprived of his citizenship. He went to Cairo in exile.

After the war, he practiced alternately in Cairo and Baden-Baden (West-Germany) as a famous cosmetic surgeon.