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German physician; born at Berlin Jan. 1, 1858. He studied medicine at the universities of Göttingen and Bonn, taking his degree in 1881. Settling in Berlin, he became assistant at the Maison de Santé in the hospital for neurology in 1883, which position he retained until 1891. Admitted to the medical faculty as privat-docent in 1886, he received the honorary title of professor in 1893. Since 1891 he has conducted a private dispensary and laboratory. He resigned his university position in 1902.

Oppenheim has published essays in the "Archiv für Psychiatric," Virchow's "Archiv," "Charité-Annalen," "Zeitschrift für Nervenheilkunde," etc. He has written: "Die Traumatischen Neurosen," Berlin, 1889, 2d ed. 1892; "Zur Kenntniss der Syphilitischen Erkrankungen des Centralen Nervensystems," ib. 1890; "Lehrbuch der Nervenkrankheiten," ib. 1894 2d ed. 1898; "Die Geschwülste des Gehirns," in Nothnagel's "Spezielle Pathologie und Therapie," Vienna, 1896; "Die Encephalitis und der Gehirnabscess," ib. 1899.

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