Abbe, Robert, 1851-1928

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1851-04-13
Death 1928-03-07
French, English

Biographical notes:

Robert Waldo Abbe, New York surgeon, was born on 1851 Apr. 13. He married Catherine Amory Palmer in 1891. Abbe died of anemia on 1928 Mar. 7.

Abbe received an A.B. from the College of the City of New York, 1870, and an M.D. from the College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, 1874. From 1877 to 1884, Abbe was Attending Surgeon in the Outpatient Department of New York Hospital. He was also Surgeon at St. Luke's Hospital and the Cancer Hospital and Attending Surgeon at New York Babies' Hospital. Abbe held positions as Professor of Didactic Surgery at the Woman's Medical College of New York, 1878-1880, and Professor of Surgery at the New York Post-Graduate Medical School, 1888-1897. In 1898, he became Lecturer in Surgery at the College of Physicians and Surgeons. He was known for his pioneering work in intestinal anastomosis, spinal surgery, and the use of radium in the treatment of cancer. In 1911, he became an Associate Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia.

From the description of Memoranda of Edward Jenner : scrapbook, 1803-1817. (College of Physicians of Philadelphia). WorldCat record id: 122474286

Robert Waldo Abbe, New York surgeon, was born on 1851 Apr. 13. He married Catherine Amory Palmer in 1891. Abbe died of anemia on 1928 Mar. 7.

Abbe received an A.B. from the College of the City of New York, 1870, and an M.D. from the College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, 1874. From 1877 to 1884, he was Attending Surgeon in the Outpatient Department of New York Hospital. He was also Surgeon at St. Luke's Hospital and the Cancer Hospital and Attending Surgeon at New York Babies' Hospital. Abbe held positions as Professor of Didactic Surgery at the Woman's Medical College of New York, 1878-1880, and Professor of Surgery at the New York Post-Graduate Medical School, 1888-1897. In 1898, he became Lecturer in Surgery at the College of Physicians and Surgeons. He was known for his pioneering work in intestinal anastomosis, spinal surgery, and the use of radium in the treatment of cancer. In 1911, he became an Associate Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia.

From the description of Memoranda of Dr. Benjamin Rush : scrapbook, 1781-1927. (College of Physicians of Philadelphia). WorldCat record id: 122488963

Physician.

Abbe was an alumnus of City College, Class of 1870, and brother of Cleveland Abbe, Sr.

From the description of Papers, 1873-1928. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155500710

Robert Waldo Abbe, New York surgeon, was born on 1851 Apr. 13. He married Catherine Amory Palmer in 1891. Abbe died of anemia on 1928 Mar. 7.

Abbe received an A.B. from the College of the City of New York, 1870, and an M.D. from the College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, 1874. From 1877 to 1884, Abbe was Attending Surgeon in the Outpatient Department of New York Hospital. He was also Surgeon at St. Luke's Hospital and the Cancer Hospital and Attending Surgeon at New York Babies' Hospital. Abbe held positions as Professor of Didactic Surgery at the Woman's Medical College of New York, 1878-1880, and Professor of Surgery at the New York Post-Graduate Medical School, 1888-1897. In 1898, he became Lecturer in Surgery at the College of Physicians and Surgeons. He was known for his pioneering work in intestinal anastomosis, spinal surgery, and the use of radium in the treatment of cancer. In 1911, he became an Associate Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia.

From the description of Papers from the centenary of the birth of Louis Pasteur, 1922-1923. (College of Physicians of Philadelphia). WorldCat record id: 122644841

Robert Waldo Abbe, New York surgeon, was born on 1851 Apr. 13. He married Catherine Amory Palmer in 1891. Abbe died of anemia on 1928 Mar. 7.

Abbe received an A.B. from the College of the City of New York, 1870, and an M.D. from the College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, 1874. From 1877 to 1884, Abbe was Attending Surgeon in the Outpatient Department of New York Hospital. He was also Surgeon at St. Luke's Hospital and the Cancer Hospital and Attending Surgeon at New York Babies' Hospital. Abbe held positions as Professor of Didactic Surgery at the Woman's Medical College of New York, 1878-1880, and Professor of Surgery at the New York Post-Graduate Medical School, 1888-1897. In 1898, he became Lecturer in Surgery at the College of Physicians and Surgeons. He was known for his pioneering work in intestinal anastomosis, spinal surgery, and the use of radium in the treatment of cancer. In 1911, he became an Associate Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia.

From the description of Memoranda of Mme. M. Curie : scrapbook, 1898-1926. (College of Physicians of Philadelphia). WorldCat record id: 122632951

Robert Waldo Abbe, New York surgeon, was born on 1851 Apr. 13. He married Catherine Amory Palmer in 1891. Abbe died of anemia on 1928 Mar. 7.

Abbe received an A.B. from the College of the City of New York, 1870, and an M.D. from the College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, 1874. From 1877 to 1884, Abbe was Attending Surgeon in the Outpatient Department of New York Hospital. He was also Surgeon at St. Luke's Hospital and the Cancer Hospital and Attending Surgeon at New York Babies' Hospital. Abbe held positions as Professor of Didactic Surgery at the Woman's Medical College of New York, 1878-1880, and Professor of Surgery at the New York Post-Graduate Medical School, 1888-1897. In 1898, he became Lecturer in Surgery at the College of Physicians and Surgeons. He was known for his pioneering work in intestinal anastomosis, spinal surgery, and the use of radium in the treatment of cancer. In 1911, he became an Associate Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia.

From the description of Memoranda of Louis Pasteur : scrapbook, 1886-1923. (College of Physicians of Philadelphia). WorldCat record id: 122380217

Robert Waldo Abbe, New York surgeon, was born on 1851 Apr. 13. He married Catherine Amory Palmer in 1891. Abbe died of anemia on 1928 Mar. 7.

Abbe received an A.B. from the College of the City of New York, 1870, and an M.D. from the College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, 1874. From 1877 to 1884, Abbe was Attending Surgeon in the Outpatient Department of New York Hospital. He was also Surgeon at St. Luke's Hospital and the Cancer Hospital and Attending Surgeon at New York Babies' Hospital. Abbe held positions as Professor of Didactic Surgery at the Woman's Medical College of New York, 1878-1880, and Professor of Surgery at the New York Post-Graduate Medical School, 1888-1897. In 1898, he became Lecturer in Surgery at the College of Physicians and Surgeons. He was known for his pioneering work in intestinal anastomosis, spinal surgery, and the use of radium in the treatment of cancer. In 1911, he became an Associate Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia.

From the description of Memoranda of Joseph Lister : scrapbook, 1872-1922. (College of Physicians of Philadelphia). WorldCat record id: 122523709

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