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Kurt Reinhardt

Born  1920

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German physician, born 18 February 1920, Limbach, near Homburg, Saar.

Biography of Kurt Reinhardt

Kurt Reinhardt qualified at the University of Innsbruck in 1945. He was a physician in the department of radiology of the University of Homburg, Saar, where he was nominated professor in 1964. From 1977 he was chief medical officer at the Kreiskrankenhaus Volklingen. He retired for reasons of ill health in 1982. The majority of his written work concerns osseous and pulmonary disease.

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