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Richard Schatzki

Born  1901
Died  1992

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American radiologist, born February 22, 1901; died January 19, 1992. His name is also often spelled Shatzki.

Biography of Richard Schatzki

Richard Schatzki trained in radiology in Berlin with Hans Heinrich Berg (1889-1968) who was the leading diagnostic radiologist in Germany at that time. He immigrated to the U.S.A in 1933 and subsequently worked as a radiologist in Boston. He was for a period President of the New England Roentgen Ray Society, of which he became an honorary member 1967.

    "The eyes must finish their work before the grey cells take over."
    Clinical Aphorisms from the Harvard Medical School (1957), “Medicine”


  • Esophagus: progress and problems.
    Caldwell Lecture, American Roentgen Ray Society, 1964.
    The American Journal of Roentgenology, Radium Therapy & Nuclear Medicine, Springfield, 1965, 94: 523-540.
  • Joseph C. Aub,.Henry K. Beecher, Bradford Cannon, Stanley Cobb, Oliver Cope, N. W. Faxon, Champ Lynons, Tracy Mallory and Richard Schatzki And Their Staff Associates. (Massachusetts General Hospital Staff doctors):
    Management of the Cocoanut Grove Burns at the Massachusetts General Hospital.
    Philadelphia, Lippincott, 1943.
  • Lieut. Col. Joseph R. Blair (MC), U.S. Army; Richard Schatzki, M.D., Boston; Lieut. Col. Kenneth D. Orr (MC), U.S. Army:
    Sequelae Cold Injury In One Hundred Patients: Follow-up Study Four Years After Occurrence of Cold Injury.
    The Journal of the American Medical Association, Chicago, April 1957, 163 (14): 1203-1208.

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