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
Physician
Joseph ListerJoseph Lister
05 April 1827, British
Surgeon and Scientist

Robert ListonRobert Liston
28 October 1794, Scottish
Surgeon

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

Daniel Hale WilliamsDaniel Hale Williams
18 January 1856, American
Surgeon

Alexis CarrelAlexis Carrel
28 June 1873, French
Surgeon, Biologist
Elizabeth Garrett AndersonElizabeth Garrett Anderson
09 June 1836, British
Mayor of Aldeburgh

William James MayoWilliam James Mayo
29 June 1861, American
Physician and Surgeon

Charles Horace MayoCharles Horace Mayo
19 July 1865, American
Surgeon
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
J. Marion SimsJ. Marion Sims
25 January 1813, American
Surgeon

Walter Jackson Freeman IIWalter Jackson Freeman II
14 November 1895, American
American physician

William Chester MinorWilliam Chester Minor
22 June 1834, American
lexicographer, linguist

William Stewart HalstedWilliam Stewart Halsted
23 September 1852, American
Surgeon

John McCraeJohn McCrae
30 November 1872, Canadian
Poet
Karl GebhardtKarl Gebhardt
23 November 1897, German
Surgeon, Torturer, University teacher

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

Harvey CushingHarvey Cushing
08 April 1869, American
Physician, Neuroscientist, Neurosurgeon, Academic,

Harold GilliesHarold Gillies
17 June 1882, New Zealander
Physician, Plastic surgeon
William BeaumontWilliam Beaumont
21 November 1785, American
Surgeon

Earle PageEarle Page
08 August 1880, Australian
Prime minister of Australia
James McHenryJames McHenry
16 November 1753, Irish, American
Surgeon

Charles BellCharles Bell
12 November 1774, British, Scottish
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

William Williams KeenWilliam Williams Keen
19 January 1837, American
Doctor
Gideon MantellGideon Mantell
03 February 1790, British
Obstetrician

William C. GorgasWilliam C. Gorgas
03 October 1854, American
Physician

Crawford LongCrawford Long
01 November 1815, American
Surgeon
Dominique Jean LarreyDominique Jean Larrey
08 July 1766, French
Surgeon

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Ephraim McDowellEphraim McDowell
11 November 1771, American
Physician
Oliver St. John GogartyOliver St. John Gogarty
17 August 1878, Irish
Poet

R. Austin FreemanR. Austin Freeman
11 April 1862, British
Writer

Heinrich Anton de BaryHeinrich Anton de Bary
26 January 1831, German
Botanist

Ernst von BergmannErnst von Bergmann
16 December 1836, German, Latvian
Surgeon
George Washington CrileGeorge Washington Crile
11 November 1864, American
Surgeon
Victor HorsleyVictor Horsley
14 April 1857, British
British surgeon

Astley CooperAstley Cooper
23 August 1768, British
Surgeon

Jonathan HutchinsonJonathan Hutchinson
23 July 1828, British
Surgeon

Goldsworthy GurneyGoldsworthy Gurney
14 February 1793, British
Surgeon
John Shaw BillingsJohn Shaw Billings
12 April 1838, American
Librarian

Robert James GravesRobert James Graves
27 March 1796, Irish
Physician

Nicolas LeblancNicolas Leblanc
06 December 1742, French
Chemist

Louis T. WrightLouis T. Wright
23 July 1891, American
Surgeon

Elliott CouesElliott Coues
09 September 1842, American
Historian
Ernest Amory CodmanErnest Amory Codman
30 December 1869, American
Surgeon

Wilfred TrotterWilfred Trotter
03 November 1872, British
Surgeon
Sir Benjamin Collins Brodie, 1st BaronetSir Benjamin Collins Brodie, 1st Baronet
09 June 1783, British
Physiologist

John Benjamin MurphyJohn Benjamin Murphy
21 December 1857, American
Physician

Leopold AuenbruggerLeopold Auenbrugger
19 November 1722, Austrian
Physician
Friedrich von EsmarchFriedrich von Esmarch
09 January 1823, German
Surgeon

William Henry FlowerWilliam Henry Flower
30 November 1831, British
Surgeon
John RichardsonJohn Richardson
05 November 1787, British, Scottish
Surgeon and Explorer

Sir William Bowman, 1st BaronetSir William Bowman, 1st Baronet
20 July 1816, British
Surgeon

Alexander Monro (secundus)Alexander Monro (secundus)
22 May 1733, Scottish
Physician

Berkeley Moynihan, 1st Baron MoynihanBerkeley Moynihan, 1st Baron Moynihan
02 September 1865, British
Surgeon

Godfrey Huggins, 1st Viscount MalvernGodfrey Huggins, 1st Viscount Malvern
06 July 1883, British, Zimbabwean
Politician
Gustav StruveGustav Struve
11 October 1805, German
Surgeon

John SimonJohn Simon
10 October 1816, British
Surgeon

Enrique González MartínezEnrique González Martínez
13 April 1871, Mexican
Poet

Watson CheyneWatson Cheyne
14 December 1852, Scottish
Surgeon
Anton EiselsbergAnton Eiselsberg
31 July 1860, Austrian
Surgeon

Max ThorekMax Thorek
10 March 1880, Hungarian, American
Surgeon
Karl Ferdinand von GräfeKarl Ferdinand von Gräfe
08 March 1787, German
Surgeon

Emeline Horton ClevelandEmeline Horton Cleveland
22 September 1829, American
Physician

Rufus Henry GilbertRufus Henry Gilbert
26 January 1832, American
Surgeon
Samuel David GrossSamuel David Gross
08 July 1805, American
Surgeon

Albrecht von GräfeAlbrecht von Gräfe
22 May 1828, German, Prussian
Eye surgeon
Guillaume, Baron DupuytrenGuillaume, Baron Dupuytren
05 October 1777, French
Surgeon