Theodor Billroth Biography

Theodor Billroth
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Birthday: April 26, 1829

Died At Age: 64

Sun Sign: Taurus

Also Known As: Christian Albert Theodor Billroth

Born Country: Germany

Born in: Bergen auf Rügen, Germany

Famous as: Surgeon

Austrian Men Croatian Men

Family:

father: Carl Theodor Billroth

mother: Johanna Christina

Died on: February 6, 1894

place of death: Opatija, Croatia

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education: Georg-August University of Göttingen, Humboldt University of Berlin, Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald

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Who was Theodor Billroth?

Christian Albert Theodor Billroth is remembered as one of the most innovative medical surgeons and educators of 19th century. He was a leading patron of Viennese musical scene and contributed to both surgical and musical field. Billroth is regarded as the father of modern abdominal surgery and was the first person to attempt to do a scientific analysis of music. He completed his doctorate studies in medicine and became a successful surgeon. Being a passionate learner, Billroth visited many medical universities as part of his educational tour. His amazing presence of mind and cool temper made him one of the most distinguished surgeons of his time. He penned many papers and books in medicine and also served in a military hospital during Franco-German War. He is remembered for his important role in establishing the first modern school of thought in surgery. Learn more about the life of this skillful physician from this biography.

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