Stefanie Joos, MD

Prof. Dr. Stefanie Joos, MD


  • Professor and Chair of General Practice at the University Tübingen
  • Former adjunct professor at the University Heidelberg
  • Active family doctor, naturopathic medicine and acupuncture

Prof. Dr. med. Stefanie Joos is board-certified in general medicine, naturopathic medicine and acupuncture. Born and raised in Karlsruhe, she studied medicine at the University Heidelberg with study visits in Indonesia, South Africa and Switzerland.

1998 she graduated and wrote her thesis on the immunomodulatory effects of acupuncture as complementary therapy for bronchial asthma. She underwent further training at the University Clinic Erlangen-Nürnberg and with practitioners specializing in general medicine and surgery in Karlsruhe. From 2004 to 2014 she worked as research fellow and chief senior physician at the Department of General Practice and Health Services Research at the University Clinic Heidelberg and qualified as a professor of general medicine.

In 2013 Stefanie Joos was appointed as an adjunct professor at the University Heidelberg. On January 1, 2015, she accepted a call to the newly-founded chair in General Practice at the University Tübingen. In addition, she is an active family doctor with Dr. Rau & Team in Karlsruhe.