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Professor Helbert Spleen was a Healer who worked at St Mungo's Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries. He doubled as an advice columnist for the Daily Prophet, answering only the questions which related to health, while Grizel Hurtz, Zamira Gulch, and Dempster Wiggleswade handled other topics.

Biography

In one issue, Spleen replied to a letter from Howland Coopey, diagnosing him with Dragon Pox based on the symptoms he described.

Behind the scenes

  • The Daily Prophet referred to Spleen by the title "Professor." This may indicate that he once taught at a wizarding school. This can be, however, just an academic title.

Appearances


Daily Prophet
DailyProphetInsignia
Evening Prophet · Sunday Prophet
Regular features

Other features
List of articles · Magical Symbols Game · Daily Prophet Grand Prize Galleon Draw · Me, Myself, and I · Weekly zoological column · Bestseller List
Known Personnel
Editor-in-chief: Barnabas Cuffe
Security Editor: R. Amorim
Reporters: A. Fenetre · Andy Smudgley · Betty Braithwaite · Chief sports writer · E. Limaria · E. Limus · Emma Squiggle · Miras Phlaras · M. Amerinus · M. Carneirus · R. Almeidas · Rita Skeeter
Columnists: D. Shaman · E. Limus · Dr. Medusa · Dempster Wiggleswade · Grizel Hurtz · Helbert Spleen · Zamira Gulch · Winkus Oddpick
Correspondents: Rita Skeeter · Ginny Potter
Photographers: Adrian · Bozo
Newspaper vendors: Paper-owls · Ministry of Magic newspaper vendor
Magizoologist: Rolf Scamander



St Mungo's Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries
Founder Mungo Bonham
St Mungo's Admissions Department · Dummy at Purge and Dowse, Ltd · Janus Thickey Ward · Purge and Dowse, Ltd
Employees
Healers
Omar Abasi · Dilys Derwent · Lancelot · Rutherford Poke · Augustus Pye · Hippocrates Smethwyck · Helbert Spleen · Miriam Strout
Other: Mediwizard · Welcome Witch
Patients
Katie Bell · Herbert Chorley · John Dawlish · Gordon Horton · Minerva McGonagall · Montgomery · Laura Thorn · Nymphadora Tonks · Arthur Weasley · Grubby-looking St Mungo's patient · Bitten St Mungo's patient · Winged St Mungo's patient · Unidentified St Mungo's patient · Unidentified werewolf
Permanent: Agnes · Alice Longbottom · Frank Longbottom · Gilderoy Lockhart · Broderick Bode (deceased)