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Dr Samuel David Gross

Dr Samuel David Gross

Birth
Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 6 May 1884 (aged 78)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section CC, Lot 27
Memorial ID 11826019 · View Source
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Medical Pioneer. A 1828 graduate of Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he would go on to make significant contributions to 19th Century medical knowledge and techniques. He was the first to give systematic course lectures on the topic of anatomy, and was the first to suggest and practice suturing divided nerves and tendons, and treating certain dislocations by wiring up the ends of the bones. He also invented a type of tourniquet, and an pioneering blood transfusion apparatus.

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  • Originally Created by: Russ
  • Added: 26 Sep 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11826019
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Samuel David Gross (8 Jul 1805–6 May 1884), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11826019, citing Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .