Browse notable surgeons such as Ben Carson, Antonia C Novello, and Charles Drew.
Surgeon, Philanthropist, Journalist / 1951 -
Ben Carson overcame his troubled youth in inner-city Detroit to become a gifted neurosurgeon famous for his work separating conjoined twins.
Doctor, Surgeon / 1904 - 1950
Charles Drew was an African-American surgeon who pioneered methods of storing blood plasma for transfusion and organized the first large-scale blood bank in the U.S.
Daniel Hale Williams
Surgeon / 1856 - 1931
Daniel Hale Williams was a physician who performed the first known open-heart surgery in the United States and who founded a hospital with an interracial staff.
Antonia C Novello
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profile name: Antonia C Novello profile occupation: Surgeon, Political Leader
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