b. Wolfurt (Vorarlberg), Jan. 15, 1885, d. Vienna, Jan. 20, 1973, surgeon; father of Joerg Boehler. University professor, founder of modern emergency surgery, head of the emergency hospital in the 20th district of Vienna, which became the archetype for similar institutions world-wide. B. developed a new treatment for bone fractures through a special technique of immobilization. Founder and head of the Stollhof rehabilitation centre in Klosterneuburg.
Work: Die Technik der Knochenbruchbehandlung, 3 vols., 1951-1963 (translated into many languages).
Literature#I. Lehner, L. B. Die Geschichte eines Erfolges, 1991.