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Below follows a list of surgeons: A cardiothoracic surgeon performs a mitral valve replacement at the Fitzsimons Army Medical Center. ...

David Hayes Agnew (November 24, 1818 - March 22, 1892), American surgeon, was born in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. ... Christiaan Neethling Barnard (November 8, 1922 – September 2, 2001) was a South African cardiac surgeon. ... Dr. Norman Bethune 1922 Henry Norman Bethune, MD (March 3, 1890 – November 12, 1939) was a Canadian physician, medical innovator, and humanitarian. ... An illustration showing a variety of wounds from the Feldbuch der Wundarznei (Field manual for the treatment of wounds) by Hans von Gersdorff, (1517). ... Theodor Billroth, founding father of modern abdominal surgery Christian Albert Theodor Billroth (born 26 August 1829 in Bergen auf Rügen, Germany; died 6 February 1894 in Opatija, Austria-Hungary, now Croatia), a German-born Austrian surgeon, is generally regarded as the founding father of modern abdominal surgery. ... John Ronald Brown (born 1922) is a former United States surgeon who was convicted of murder after a patient of his died while Brown was practicing medicine without a license. ... Benjamin Solomon Carson (born September 18, 1951 in Detroit, Michigan)[1] is a noted American neurosurgeon. ... Doctor Victor Leo Chang AC (Chang Yam Him 張任謙; pinyin: Zhāng Rènqiān; 21 November 1936–4 July 1991) was a Chinese Australian heart surgeon, and one of the pioneers of modern heart transplantation. ... William Cheselden William Cheselden (October 19, 1688 - April 10, 1752) was an English surgeon and teacher of anatomy and surgery, who was influential in establishing surgery as a scientific medical profession. ... Matteo Realdo Colombo or Renaldus Columbus (c. ... Abraham Colles Abraham Colles (July 23, 1773 – 1843) was professor of Anatomy, Surgery and Physiology at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. ... Dr. Denton A. Cooley (b. ... Sir Astley P. Cooper Sir Astley Paston Cooper, 1st Baronet (August 23, 1768-February 12, 1841), English surgeon and anatomist, who made historical contributions to otology, vascular surgery, the anatomy and pathology of the mammary glands and testicles, and the pathology and surgery of hernia. ... John Green Crosse MD, Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS), Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS) was born on 6 September 1790 in Suffolk, the son of a farmer by the name of William, of Boyton Hall, Great Finborough. ... Harvey Cushing (c. ... Michael Ellis DeBakey Michael Ellis DeBakey (born September 7, 1908, Born Michel Dabaghi (according to the American Lebanese Medical Association (ALMA). ... William deVries is an American cardiothoracic surgeon, who performed the first successful permanent artificial heart implantation (on Barney Clark), using the Jarvik-7 model. ... Dr. Walter Jackson Freeman II (November 14, 1895 – May 31, 1972) was a physician, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, graduate of Yale and the University of Pennsylvania Medical School, advocate and very prolific practitioner of psychosurgery, specifically lobotomy. ... Svyatoslav Nikolayevich Fyodorov (Святослав Николаевич Фёдоров), (August 8, 1927-June 2, 2000) Russian ophthalmologist, eye microsurgeon, creator of Radial keratotomy technique, professor, full member of the Russian... Radial keratotomy (RK) is a refractive surgical procedure to correct myopia. ... John Heysham Gibbon Jr. ... Sanjay Gupta (born October 23, 1969) is a neurosurgeon and CNN senior medical correspondent based in Atlanta, Georgia. ... Sir Victor Alexander Haden Horsley (April 14, 1857-July 16, 1916) was an accomplished scientist and professor. ... Several people are known by the name John Hunter: John Hunter (surgeon), (1728 - 1793), was a surgeon and anatomist. ... Gavriil Abramovich Ilizarov (Russian: ; 15 June 1921 – 1992) was a Russian physician, known for inventing the Ilizarov apparatus for lengthening limb bones and for his eponymous surgery. ... Orthopedic surgery or orthopedics (BE: orthopaedics) is the branch of surgery concerned with acute, chronic, traumatic and recurrent injuries and other disorders of the locomotor system, its musclular and bone parts. ... The Ilizarov apparatus is used in a surgical procedure that can be used to lengthen or reshape limb bones. ... Dr. William Jardine (1784-1843) was a ship surgeon who went into the opium trading business in China, where he became a powerful merchant and was instrumental in starting the First Opium War. ... Dr. Wilbert Joseph Keon (born May 17, 1935) is a heart surgeon, researcher and Canadian Senator. ... Gerhard Küntscher (born 1900 in Zwickau-1972) was a German surgeon who inaugurated the intramedullar nailing of bone fractures, a process that was first performed in 1939 at the university hospital of Kiel, Germany. ... Lars Leksell (1907-1986) was a Swedish physician and Professor of Neurosurgery at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. ... Radiosurgery is a medical procedure which allows non-invasive brain surgery, i. ... Sir William Macewen (June 22, 1848-March 22, 1924) was a Scottish surgeon who was a pioneer in modern brain surgery. ... Walter Karl Koch was a German surgeon (Dortmund, Germany, May 3, 1880- ? ), best known for the discovery of Tawaras node, the atrioventricular node which is the beginning of his bundle about the auricular-ventricular. ... Joseph Lister, 1st Baron Lister (April 5, 1827-February 10, 1912) was a famous British surgeon who promoted the idea of sterile surgery while working at the Glasgow Infirmary. ... Asepsis is the practice to reduce or eliminate contaminants (such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites) from entering the operative field in surgery or medicine to prevent infection. ... Robert Liston (1794, Ecclesmachan, West Lothian - 1847) was a pioneering Scottish surgeon. ... Joseph Pancoast Joseph Pancoast was a 19th century American surgeon. ... Dr. Norman Bethune 1922 Henry Norman Bethune, MD (March 3, 1890 – November 12, 1939) was a Canadian physician, medical innovator, and humanitarian. ... In medicine, the field of (cardio)thoracic surgery or cardiovascular surgery is involved in the surgical treatment of diseases affecting organs inside the thorax, i. ... Humanitarianism is the view that all people should be treated with the respect and dignity they deserve as human beings, and that advancing the well-being of humanity is a noble goal. ... Universal health care is a state in which all residents of a geographic or political entity have access to health care by means of provision of health insurance or direct provision of health care. ... Dr. Hiram C. Polk Dr. Hiram Polk is native of Jackson, Mississippi and alumnus of Millsaps College and the Harvard Medical School. ... Lall Ramnath Sawh C.M.T., FRCS (Edin) is one of the most celebrated Urologists in the Caribbean and Latin America. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Sushruta Samhita. ... Robert Bruce Salter C.C. , M.D., D.Sc. ... Ernst Ferdinand Sauerbruch (3rd July 1875– 2nd July 1951) was a German surgeon. ... Dr. George Humphrey Tichenor (1837 - 1923) was a surgeon, and a pioneer in the use of antiseptics. ... Sidney Watkins M.D. F.R.C.S. O.B.E. (b. ... Formula One - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Sir Michael Woodruff Sir Michael Francis Addison Woodruff FRS (3 April 1911 – 10 March 2001) was a British surgeon and scientist principally remembered for his contribtions to organ transplantation. ... An organ transplant is the transplantation of an organ (or part of one) from one body to another, for the purpose of replacing the recipients damaged or failing organ with a working one from the donor. ... Mahmut Gazi YaÅŸargil is a Turkish medical scientist and neurosurgeon (born on July 6, 1925 in Lice, Diyarbakır, Turkey. ... Zollinger-Ellison syndrome is a disorder where increased levels of the hormone gastrin are produced, causing the stomach to produce excess hydrochloric acid. ...

See also

A cardiothoracic surgeon performs a mitral valve replacement at the Fitzsimons Army Medical Center. ...

External Links

  • History of Surgeons on surgeons.org.uk

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