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Josef Rotter

Born  1857
Died  1924

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German surgeon, born January 21, 1857, Gläsendorf , German Silesia (now Szklarnia, Poland); died September 29, 1924, Berlin.

Biography of Josef Rotter

Josef Rotter studied at Breslau, Halle, Kiel, and Würzburg, where he obtained his doctorate in 1881. He was subsequently assistant under Hermann Maas (1842-1886) at Würzburg until 1884, Ernst von Bergmann (1836-1907) in Berlin until 1887, and from 1888 to 1890 headed a private surgical clinic in Munich. In 1890 he became chief of surgery at St. Hedwig-Krankenhaus zu Berlin.


  • Die operative Behandlung des Kropfes.
    [von Langenbeck’s]Archiv für klinische Chirurgie, Berlin 1885.
  • Die Arthropatien bei Tabiden.
    [von Langenbeck’s]Archiv für klinische Chirurgie, Berlin. XXXVI.
  • Die Stichverletzungen der Subclavia-Gefässe.
    [Volkmann's] Sammlung klinische Vorträge, New Series, 72, Leipzig, 1893.
  • Eine neue Art von Hautgangraen mit Pustelbildung.
    Dermatologische Zeitschrift, Berlin, 1895.
  • Festschrift zum goldenen Jubiläum des St. Hedwig-Krankenhauses. Berlin 1896.
  • Über Perityphlitis. Berlin, 1896.
  • Zur Topographie des Mamma-Carcinoms.
    [Langenbeck's] Archiv für klinische Chirurgie, Berlin 1898.
  • Die Erkrankungen des Anus und Rectum. In: Ernst von Bergmann (1836-1907), Paul von Bruns (1846-1916), Jan Mikulicz-Radecki (1850-1905): Handbuch der praktischen Chirurgie. Stuttgart, 1899.

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