Henry Koplik (October 28, 1858 in New York - 1927) was an American physician. He was educated at the College of the City of New York and at the College of Physicians and Surgeons, and earned his medical degree in 1881. He took a postgraduate course at the universities of Leipzig, Prague, and Vienna, and upon his return to America, established himself as a physician in New York in 1883. There, he became connected with Bellevue Hospital, the Good Samaritan Dispensary, and other medical institutions. In 1899, he was hired as an assistant professor of pediatrics at Bellevue Medical College.
Koplik was the first to describe an early diagnostic sign in measles, since known as "Koplik's spots"; and he found, too, the bacillus of whooping-cough. He also introduced the free delivery of Pasteurized milk to the needy poor, in which he was followed later by Nathan Straus.
Besides essays in the medical journals, Koplik published his "Diseases of Infancy and Childhood" in 1902.
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Jewish Encyclopedia. 1901–1906. 
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