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Walther Müller

Born 1888
Died

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German orthopaedist, born May 6, 1888, Waldenburg, Sachsen.

Biography of Walther Müller

Walther Müller studied in Leipzig and received his doctorate at that university in 1913. From 1914 to 1919 he worked as assistant at the Leipzig surgical policlinic, 1920-1927 in the Marburg surgical clinic. From 1927 he was head physician at the surgical clinic in Heidelberg. Müller was habilitated for surgery and orthopaedics in 1921, becoming extraordinary professor in 1925.

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