Walter Hermann Heineke

Born 1834
Died 1901

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German surgeon, born May 17, 1834, Schönebeck; died April 28, 1901, Erlangen.

Biography of Walter Hermann Heineke

Walter Hermann Heineke was the son of the physician Karl Friedrich Heineke (1798-1857). He was educated in Göttingen, Berlin, Leipzig, and in Greifswald, where he was the pupil and assistant of Heinrich Adolf von Bardeleben (1819-1895), particularly in surgery. He received his doctorate in Greifswald in 1858, and was habilitated for surgery at that university in 1863. In 1867 he was called to Erlangen as full professor of surgery. He remained in Erlangen until his death in 1901.

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