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Heinrich Fischer

Born  1884
Died  1943

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German dermatologist, born December 13, 1884, Berg-Gladbach, Bez. Köln am Rhein; died 1943, Rostock.

Biography of Heinrich Fischer

Heinrich Fischer studied in Bonn and received his doctorate there in 1911. He worked for the university skin clinics in Rostock and in Köln, where he was habilitated for skin- and venereal diseases in 1921, becoming professor extraordinary in 1926.He subsequently worked as head physician at the skin clinic Köln-Lindenburg.


  • Aktinomykose.
    Handbuch der Hautkrankheiten. Volume 1, 1. Berlin, 1929.

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