b. Weng (Upper Austria), June 24, 1877, d. Vienna, Nov. 4, 1955, surgeon, professor at the University of Vienna, head of the 1st surgical department of the General Hospital of Vienna. He introduced new surgical techniques, especially for gastric and intestinal surgery. His research focused on gastric secretion in gastric ulcers.
Works#Die Methoden der Lokalanaesthesie, 1923; Die Chirurgie des Dickdarmes, 1952.
Literature#H. Steindl, Leben und Wirken Prof. Dr. H. F., 1956.