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Max Schüller

Born 1843
Died 1907

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German surgeon, born January 4, 1843, Molsdorf, Koburg-Gotha; died June 20, 1907, Berlin.

Biography of Max Schüller

Max Schüller studied in Jena and Leipzig. He obtained his doctorate in 1869 and received surgical training with Karl Hueter (1838-1882) in Greifswald, where he was habilitated in 1876, becoming titular professor in 1880. He moved to Berlin in 1883 and there headed the surgical policlinic for the Verein für häusliche Gesundheitspflege [The Organization for Domestic Health Care].

In 1881 Schüller performed the first successful operation for non-descending testicle.

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