German surgeon, born November 21, 1875, Tecklenburg in Teutoburger Wald, Westfalen; died December 7, 1956, Münster, Westfalen.
Biography of Hermann Coenen
Hermann Coenen studied in Freiburg, Leipzig, Munich, Berlin, and Kiel, receiving his doctorate in Berlin in 1897. He first worked at the pathological institute in Berlin under Rudolf Virchow ((21-1902), then was assistant at the surgical clinic in Berlin with Ernst von Bergmann (1836-1907) and in Breslau with Hermann Küttner (1870-1932). He was habilitated for surgery in Breslau in 1908, became titular professor in 1911 and in 1923 was called to the University of Münster as the first ordinarius of this discipline.
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