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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”

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