August Bier

Surgeon, Academic

1861 – 1949

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Who was August Bier?

August Karl Gustav Bier was a German surgeon. He was the first to perform spinal anesthesia and intravenous regional anesthesia. After professorships in Greifswald and Bonn, Bier became Geheimrat Professor of Surgery and Chief Surgeon at the Charité - Universitätsmedizin in Berlin.

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Born
Nov 24, 1861
Bad Arolsen
Nationality
  • Germany
Profession
Education
  • University of Kiel
Employment
  • University of Bonn
Died
Mar 12, 1949

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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