Finger, Ern(e)st, b. Prague (Czech Republic), July 8, 1856, d. Vienna, April 17, 1939, dermatologist, professor at the University of Vienna, 1904-1927 head of the 2nd department of dermatology and sexually transmitted diseases at Vienna University Hospital, 1906-1919 president of the Vienna Medical Association, 1925-1931 president of the advisory body to the Minister of Health. He enlarged knowledge about gonorrhoea and founded individual centres for treating venereal diseases.
Works#Die Geschlechtskrankheiten als Staatsgefahr, 1924; Handbuch der Haut- und Geschlechtskrankheiten, 19 vols., 1928f. (ed. together with M. Saenger).