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American Surgical Association

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION

"The American Surgical Association was founded in 1880 and is the nation's oldest and most prestigious surgical organization. Its members include the nationís most prominent surgeons from the country's leading academic medical institutions, many of whom are Chairs of the Departments of Surgery at these institutions."

Official Website:
http://www.americansurgical.info/

Location:
Beverly, MA

Founding Date:
1880

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Harvey Cushing
Doctor
8-Apr-1869 7-Oct-1939 Cushing's Syndrome
John H. Gibbon, Jr.
Doctor
29-Sep-1903 5-Feb-1973 Open-heart surgery
William Stewart Halsted
Doctor
23-Sep-1852 7-Sep-1922 Pioneer of sterile surgical technique


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