Find out more about the greatest 19th Century Surgeons, including William Stewart Halsted, Daniel Hale Williams, Joseph Lister, Mary Edwards Walker and Harvey Cushing.
John SnowJohn Snow
15 March 1813, British
Joseph ListerJoseph Lister
05 April 1827, British
Surgeon and Scientist

Mary Edwards WalkerMary Edwards Walker
26 November 1832, American
Surgeon, Feminist, Activist

Elizabeth Garrett AndersonElizabeth Garrett Anderson
09 June 1836, British
Mayor of Aldeburgh

Alexis CarrelAlexis Carrel
28 June 1873, French
Surgeon, Biologist

Daniel Hale WilliamsDaniel Hale Williams
18 January 1856, American
William James MayoWilliam James Mayo
29 June 1861, American
Physician and Surgeon

Charles Horace MayoCharles Horace Mayo
19 July 1865, American

James PagetJames Paget
11 January 1814, British
Founder of scientific medical pathology.

Ludvig PuuseppLudvig Puusepp
1875 AD, Estonian
Estonian surgeon,researcher and the world's first
William Chester MinorWilliam Chester Minor
31 May 1834, American
lexicographer, linguist

Walter Jackson Freeman IIWalter Jackson Freeman II
14 November 1895, American
American physician
William Stewart HalstedWilliam Stewart Halsted
23 September 1852, American

Wilder PenfieldWilder Penfield
26 January 1891, Canadian
Surgeon, Neuroscientist, Neurosurgeon, University

Karl GebhardtKarl Gebhardt
23 November 1897, German
Surgeon, Torturer, University teacher
Harvey CushingHarvey Cushing
08 April 1869, American
Physician, Neuroscientist, Neurosurgeon, Academic,

Harold GilliesHarold Gillies
17 June 1882, New Zealander
Physician, Plastic surgeon
Serge VoronoffSerge Voronoff
10 July 1866, Swiss, French
Surgeon, Immunologist, Gynaecologist

Howard Atwood KellyHoward Atwood Kelly
20 February 1858, American
Surgeon, Writer, Gynaecologist, University teacher

Louis T. WrightLouis T. Wright
23 July 1891, American
John Benjamin MurphyJohn Benjamin Murphy
21 December 1857, American