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OPPENHEIM, LEWIS:

English physician; born in London Dec., 1832; died there Jan. 7, 1895. He studied for the medical profession, entering as a student at the London Hospital in 1850. In 1853 he went to the Crimea, and was attached to the medical staff at Scutari, where he remained some time doing hospital work under the direction of Florence Nightingale. He returned to England inNov., 1854, on the conclusion of peace with Russia, and was entrusted with the care of a large number of invalided troops. Before settling in private practise, he became surgeon on the ship "Kent," in which he sailed twice to Australia and back.

Bibliography:
  • Jew. Chron. Jan. 11, 1895.
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