Austrian internist, born October 3, 1864, Vienna; died April 17, 1944, Burg Groppenstein, Kärnten.
Biography of Franz Chvostek
Franz Chvostek was the son of František Chvostek (1835-1884). He attended the University of Vienna and received his doctorate there in 1888. He worked at the internal clinics of Heinrich von Bamberger (1822-1888), Otto Kahler (1849-1893), and Edmund von Neusser (1852-1912) as well as at the psychiatric clinic under Theodor Hermann Meynert (1833-1892). In 1894 he was habilitated for internal medicine, becoming titular professor extraordinary in 1897, in 1909 titular ordinary professor. He was appointed ordinarius and chief of the III medical clinic in Vienna in 1911.
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