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Dr. Ephraim McDowell, "father of ovariotomy"

his life and his work

by August Schachner

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Published by s.n. in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ovariectomy, history

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby August Schachner
    ContributionsRoyal College of Surgeons of England
    The Physical Object
    Pagination17 p., [3] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26263739M

    Ephraim McDowell, American surgeon who is considered a founder of operative gynecology. He was the first to successfully remove an ovarian tumour (), demonstrating the feasibility of elective abdominal surgery. McDowell completed his medical studies in Edinburgh, returning to the United States. Memorial Oration in Honor of Ephraim McDowell | This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.

    Ephraim McDowell was an US abdominal surgeon who in performed one of the first successful ovarian surgeries. McDowell conducted his medical practice in Danville, Kentucky, where he used novel methods of ovariotomy to remove a twenty-two and a half . Ephraim McDowell. Performed the first ovariotomy. Birthplace: Rockbridge County, VA Location of death: Danville, KY Cause of death: Appendicitis Remains: Buried, McDowell Park. Ephraim McDowell studied theology before briefly attending medical school in Scotland. He returned to America without obtaining a degree, and apprenticed under two established Born:

    Northern Ireland, or Ulster as it is called, has a unique bond with the United States. Many who came to be known as Scotch Irish in America came from this region. One of these people was Ephraim McDowell, great-grandfather of Dr. Ephraim McDowell. He was born in Londonderry, Ireland in Burial: McDowell Cemetery, Fairfield, . of Ephraim McDowell pass down in history together as the founders of ovariotomy.”5 More recently, in his Presidential Address to the Southern Surgical Society, Dr. Robert Sparkman conveyed Grave of Jane Todd Crawford.


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Biography of Ephraim McDowell, M.D.: "the Father of Ovariotomy", Volume 2 Volume 2 of Biography of Ephraim McDowell, M.D, Mary Young Ridenbaugh Biography of Ephraim McDowell, M.D.: "the Father of Ovariotomy", Mary Young Ridenbaugh: Author: Mary Young Ridenbaugh: Publisher: McDowell Publishing Company, Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

Ephraim McDowell was born in Rockbridge County, Virginia, on Novem His father was a veteran of the French and Indian War as well as a colonel during the Revolution.

After the family moved to Kentucky the senior McDowell participated in the drafting of the Kentucky Constitution. The young McDowell, interested in medicine, studied at the Seminary of Worley and James and attended. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Full text of "Ephraim McDowell, "Father of Ovariotomy" and Founder of Abdominal Surgery: "Father of Ovariotomy " See other formats. Full text of "Biography of Ephraim McDowell M.D., "the father of ovariotomy"" See other formats.

Ephraim McDowell phraim McDowell was born in Rockbridge County, Virginia on Novemthe ninth of eleven children. He came to Kentucky as a boy of twelve when his father, Samuel, was asked to serve as one of the original judges for the land court. This American Doctor Pioneered Abdominal Surgery by Operating on Enslaved Women Glorified with a statue in the U.S.

Capitol, Ephraim McDowell is a. There have been numerous articles and books written about the life of Ephraim McDowell and his famous patient, Jane Todd Crawford. Even the logo of the Southern Surgical Association contains the bust of Dr. McDowell.

InSamuel Gross proclaimed McDowell, “the father of ovariotomy.”Cited by: Ephraim McDowell biography. Ephraim McDowell (Novem – J ) was an American physician. He was born in Rockbridge County, Virginia and moved with his family to Danville, Kentucky in He studied under Dr.

Humphrey in Staunton, Virginia, then attended lectures in medicine at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, from to and studied privately with John Location: S. 2nd St., Danville, Kentucky.

The “Traveler’s Room,” where Dr. Ephraim McDowell performed the world’s first ovariotomy on Jane Todd Crawford, is sparsely decorated, but features period medical tools.

Visitors will see Dr. McDowell’s medicine kit and his lithography instruments, as well as a photograph of. Get this from a library. The biography of Ephraim McDowell: the father of ovariotomy.

[Mary Young Ridenbaugh]. On the opposite side is inscribed, "Erected by the Kentucky State Medical Society, " On the eastern face this inscription: " Beneath this shaft rests EPHRAIM MCDOWELL, MD, the ' Father of Ovariotomy,' who, by originating a great surgical operation, became a benefactor of his race, known and honored throughout the civilized world.

About this Book Catalog Record Details. Memorial oration in honor of Ephraim McDowell, "The father Gross, Samuel D. (Samuel David), View full. Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by by: 3.

Dr. Ephraim McDowell, a pioneer in abdominal surgery, examines his patient and makes the decision to attempt the first surgical removal of. Ephraim McDowell (Novem – J ) was an American physician and pioneer surgeon. The first person to successfully remove an ovarian tumor, he has been called "the father of ovariotomy" as well as founding father of abdominal surgery.

It was the world’s first ovariotomy, and it eventually brought McDowell worldwide acclaim as the Father of Abdominal Surgery.

Ephraim McDowell was born in Rockbridge, Virginia. His father, Samuel, was a colonel in the American Revolution, and was asked by President George Washington to come to Kentucky to settle land claim deeds/5(2). Ephraim McDowell, "Father of ovariotomy" and founder of abdominal surgery, with an appendix on Jane Todd Crawford, by: Schachner, August, Published: () McDowell House and Apothecary Shop: Second Street, Danville, Kentucky; Home of Dr.

Ephraim McDowell. The Department issued this 4-cent stamp in honor of Dr. Ephraim McDowell on Decemthrough the Danville, Kentucky, post office. Dr. McDowell () performed the first successful ovarian operation, in which he removed a tumor in Danville, Kentucky.

This stamp marks the 50th Anniversary of this event. Ephraim McDowell Health welcomes Dr. Christopher L. Petrey, D.O., Infectious Disease Specialist, to the Medical Staff. Dr. Petrey will practice at the Ephraim McDowell Specialty Center in Danville.

Dr. Petrey is an Air Force veteran who holds several degrees and has a multifaceted medical background. While training in the Air Force, he was honor graduate.The biography of Ephraim McDowell: the father of ovariotomy / by his granddaughter Mary T.

Valentine (Mary Young Ridenbaugh).