Bigelow, Henry Jacob, 1818-1890

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1818-03-11
Death 1890-10-30

Biographical notes:

Surgeon of Boston, Massachusetts.

From the description of Henry Jacob Bigelow note, undated, [Boston]. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 34847379

Bigelow (Harvard, M.D. 1841) taught surgery at Harvard Medical School from 1849 until 1882, and was appointed visiting surgeon to the Massachusetts General Hospital in 1846 from which he resigned in 1886. Bigelow was the leading surgeon in New England during his lifetime, the first in the U.S. to excise the hip joint, and known also for popularizing and making workable the operation of litholapaxy.

From the description of Papers of Henry Jacob Bigelow, 1840-1889 (inclusive), 1881-1889 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 281432032

Loading...

Loading Relationships

Information

Permalink:
http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6gx56zd
Ark ID:
w6gx56zd
SNAC ID:
16010898

Subjects:

  • Vivisection
  • Surgical instruments and apparatus
  • Lithotripsy
  • Biography

Occupations:

not available for this record

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)