Frederick Batten

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Frederick Eustace Batten (September 29, 1865 – 1918) was an English neurologist and pediatrician who has been referred to as the "father of pediatric neurology".

Batten attended Westminster School and Trinity College, Cambridge,[1] and graduated in medicine in 1891 from St Bartholomew's Hospital in London. He worked as a pathologist at the Hospital for Sick Children and as a physician at the National Hospital. He obtained his doctorate in 1895, became a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 1901, and was elected dean in 1908.


  1. ^ "Batten, Frederick Eustace (BTN884FE)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 

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