Bigelow, Henry Jacob, 1818-1890Alternative names
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
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