German surgeon; born at Berlin June 2, 1844; died there Oct. 17, 1897. He was educated at the universities of Würzburg and Berlin, graduating (M.D.) in 1865. After postgraduate courses in Vienna, Paris, London, and Edinburgh, he began to practise in Berlin in 1866, becoming at the same time assistant at the surgical clinic of the university. In 1873 he was admitted to the medical faculty of the university as privat-docent in surgery; in 1884 he was appointed assessor to the health board of Brandenburg; in 1894 he received the title of "professor," and in 1896 of "Geheimer Medizinalrath." His special surgical province was in male genital diseases. He was one of the collaborators of the "Jahresberichte über die Fortschritte der Gesammten Medicin in Allen Ländern," and has written many essays in the medical journals. Among Güterbock's works the following may be mentioned: "Die Neueren Methoden der Wundbehandlung auf Statistischer Grundlage," Berlin, 1876; "Die Englischen Krankenhäuser," ib. 1881; "Die Chirurgischen Krankheiten der Harnund Männlichen Geschlechtswerkzeuge," Vienna, 1890-97.
- Pagel, Biog. Lex.;
- Anton Bettelheim, Biog. Blätter, 1898, p. 75.