Find out more about the greatest 19th Century Surgeons, including William Stewart Halsted, Daniel Hale Williams, Joseph Lister, Mary Edwards Walker and Harvey Cushing.
Joseph ListerJoseph Lister
05 April 1827, British
Surgeon and Scientist
Mary Edwards WalkerMary Edwards Walker
26 November 1832, American
Surgeon, Feminist, Activist

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

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

Charles Horace MayoCharles Horace Mayo
19 July 1865, American
Surgeon

Alexis CarrelAlexis Carrel
28 June 1873, French
Surgeon, Biologist
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

William Stewart HalstedWilliam Stewart Halsted
23 September 1852, American
Surgeon
Daniel Hale WilliamsDaniel Hale Williams
18 January 1856, American
cardiologist

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

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

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
Surgeon

John Benjamin MurphyJohn Benjamin Murphy
21 December 1857, American
Physician