Long, Crawford Williamson, 1815-1878

Crawford Long, a Georgia native, received his education at Franklin College (University of Georgia). He completed his medical training at the University of Pennsylvania in 1839. After a short time in New York, Dr. Long returned to Georgia and spent his entire career there as a physician and surgeon. He is credited with performing the first operation with ether anesthesia on Mar. 30, 1842.

From the guide to the The first patient to whom Crawford Williamson Long administered s[ulphuric] ether, c.1854-1910, (History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine)


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