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Austrian physician; born at Vienna Oct. 6, 1861. He was educated at the Leopoldstädter communal gymnasium and the University of Vienna, and received the degree of doctor of medicine in 1885. He was appointed assistant at the hospital of the university (1885-1900), and subsequently established himself in the Austrian capital as a physician and specialist in aural and nasal diseases. Since 1897 he has been curator of the Baronin Hirsch Kaiser-Jubiläums-Wohlthätigkeit-Stiftung.

Gomperz has written many essays for the medical journals; e.g.: "Das Weiche Papilläre Fibrom der Unteren Nasenmuschel," in "Monatsschrift für Ohrenheilkunde," 1889, No. 2; "Erfahrungen über die Verschliessbarkeit Alter Trommelfellücken," in the "Wiener Klinische Wochenschrift," 1896; and a number for the "Oesterreichisch-Ungarische Centralblatt für die Medizinischen Wissenschaften." His "Beiträge zur Pathologischen Anatomie des Ohres" was published in the "Archiv für Ohrenheilkunde." Other essays appeared in the "Centralblatt für die Gesammte Therapie," in the "Wiener Medizinische Wochenschrift," and in the "Deutsche Medizinische Wochenschrift."

S. F. T. H.
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