Harvey Williams Cushing

Physician

1869 – 1939

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Who was Harvey Williams Cushing?

Harvey Williams Cushing was an American neurosurgeon. A pioneer of brain surgery, he was the first person to describe Cushing's syndrome. He is often called the "father of modern neurosurgery."

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Born
Apr 8, 1869
Cleveland
Also known as
  • Dr. Harvey Cushing
  • Harvey Cushing
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Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Yale University
  • Yale School of Medicine
  • Harvard University
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Employment
  • Yale School of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Yale University
Lived in
  • Boston
  • Cleveland
  • Baltimore
Died
Oct 7, 1939
New Haven

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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