Rudolph Matas was a prominent New Orleans, La., surgeon. During his career, he served as director of the NEW ORLEANS MEDICAL AND SURGICAL JOURNAL and Professor of Surgery at Tulane University, a post he held until he became Emeritus Professor in 1927. He also was a surgeon and consultant at Charity Hospital, Touro Infirmary, and the Ear, Eye, Nose and Throat Hospital of New Orleans. Matas continued his surgical practice and civic and academic pursuits until the age of 92, five years before his death.
From the description of Rudolph Matas note, 1950. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 191680259
Dr. Matas was a noted physician, surgeon, teacher, leader in medical societies locally in New Orleans and internationally, and innovator of surgical methods. Matas was born in Louisiana and is closely associated with Tulane University from the time of his graduation from the University of Louisiana Medical School, predecessor of Tulane Medical School, in 1880.
From the description of Rudolph Matas papers, ca. 1860-1960. (Tulane University). WorldCat record id: 236484935