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date: 05 December 2020

Steindler, Arthurlocked

(22 June 1878–23 July 1959)
  • Elizabeth D. Schafer

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Steindler, Arthur (22 June 1878–23 July 1959), orthopedic surgeon, was born in Vienna, Austria, the son of Leopold Steindler, an attorney, and Caroline Goldberg. Steindler wanted to be a concert pianist, but his father convinced him to attend medical school. Steindler studied at the University of Prague from 1896 to 1898, completing his medical degree at the University of Vienna in 1902. He studied orthopedics with Edward Albert, Adolph Lorenz, and Carl Friedlander. Steindler was an assistant in Viennese hospitals and a lieutenant surgeon in the Austrian army....

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