German physician; born at Berlin Feb. 20, 1832; son of Rabbi Elhanan Rosenstein, and grandson of Rabbi Rosenstein of Bonn. He studied philosophy, and, later, medicine at the University of Berlin, graduating as M.D. in 1854. From 1856 to 1858 he was assistant at the general hospital at Danzig. He established himself as a physician in Berlin in 1858, and received from the university there the "venia legendi" in 1864. In 1866 he was elected professor of medicine at the University of Gröningen, and in 1873 at that of Leyden, which latter position he still (1905) holds. In 1898 he received the degree of LL.D. from the University of Edinburgh.

Rosenstein is the author of "Die Pathologie und Therapie der Nierenkrankheiten," Berlin, 1863 (4th ed. 1894), and has contributed to Ziemssen's "Handbuch der Allgemeinen Therapie" the section on discases of the heart.

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