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Robert Salus

Born  1877

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Austrian ophthalmologist, born September 18, 1877, Pilsen, Böhmen.

Biography of Robert Salus

Robert Salus attended the German university in Prague, receving his doctorate in 1902. He turned to ophthalmology and was habilitated for this discipline at his alma mater in 1909, becoming titular ausserordentlicher professor in 1916, and in 1927 wirklicher ausserordentlicher professor.


  • Kompendium der Augenheilkunde. Vienna, 1926.

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