Benjamin Solomon Carson, Sr., best known as Ben Carson, is a candidate for the 2016 presidential election in the United States. He is a retired neurosurgeon, and has worked in a number of capacities, including that of a surgeon, professor, and co-director of Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. As a surgeon, he once performed an ..
1756 – He was born this year in Colchester, England. 1778 – On the 26th day of June this year, he entered the navy. 1781 – He received his diploma of the Company of Surgeons. 1788 – He fought a duel with his third assistant, William Balmain, in which, according to one ..
1942 – Born in May 2nd in Ghent, Belgium. Orthopaedic surgeon, and former rugby player and Olympic competitor. 1968-1976 – He competed in the Games of the Olympiad in Mexico, Munich and Montreal. 1989 – President of the European Olympic Committees (EOC). 1999 – He was the former Chairman of the Medical Commission of the ..
1755 – Born on April 11th in London, England. But the best known of his works is Essay on the Shaking Palsy, which is the first profile of the disease which now bears his name, Parkinson’s. 1783 – Married to Mary Dale on May 21st. 1785 – English physician, geologist, and paleontologist, was educated for ..
1510 – Ambroise Pare, was born in Bourg-Hersent, France. He was a French surgeon, the official royal surgeon for kings Henry II, Francis II, Charles IX and Henry III, is considered by some as one of the Fathers of Surgery. He was a leader in surgical techniques, especially the treatment of wounds. 1533 – 1536 ..
1807 – Born on the 17th of June in Paris. 1828 – He began studying Medicine. 1836 – He finished Doctor of Medicine. 1839 – He became a professor at the Hôpital St. Louis with a habilitation on breast tumors.. 1851 – He became the personal surgeon of Napoleon lll. 1868 – He was appointed ..
1940 – He was born this year in Honolulu, Hawaii. He like other Navy brats attended a mixture of public schools, in Bethesda, Cleveland, Faison, San Diego, and Newport. 1958 – He graduated high school in Bethesda this year. He majored in philosophy of religion, took classes in music, and played the alto and ..
1728 – He was born this year at Long Calder wood near East Kilbride, the youngest of 10 children. Three of these children had died of illness before John Hunter was born. 1748 – He studied at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital under Percival Pott. He taught and practiced in London. 1760 – He was ..
H. Richard Hornberger is a US author and military surgeon. 1924 – Born 1st of February in Trenton, New Jersey. 1950 – Served as a doctor in the 8055th M*A*S*H (Mobile Army Surgical Hospital) during the Korean War. 1968 – Published the novel, M*A*S*H: A Novel About Three Army Doctors, under the pseudonym Richard Hooker. ..
1827 – Henry Gray was born this year. He was an English anatomist and surgeon. 1845 – On the 6th of May, he entered as a perpetual student at St. George’s Hospital, London, and he is described by those who knew him as a most painstaking and methodical worker, and one who learnt his anatomy ..