German physician; born at Adelebsen, Hanover, April 1, 1856. He was graduated an M. D. at Göttingen in the year 1879 and from the same university he also received a prize for a capable treatise entitled "Experimentelle Untersuchungen über die Wirkung Lange Zeit Fortgegebener Kleiner Dosen Quecksilber auf Thiere," published in the "Archiv für Experimentelle Pathologie und Pharmacie," 1880. After a postgraduate course in Berlin he settled in Frankfort-on-the-Main.
Schlesinger became in 1899 editor of "Die Aerztliche Praxis," published at Würzburg. He is the author of "Aerztliches Handbüchlein für Hygienisch-Diätetische, Hydrotherapeutische und Andere Verordnungen," 1891 (6th ed. 1896; translated into Italian by Raffaelo Supino, Florence, 1897).
- Pagel, Biog. Lex.