Alexander Alexandrovich Vishnevsky
Physician, Deceased Person
1906 – 1975
Who was Alexander Alexandrovich Vishnevsky?
Alexander Alexandrovich Vishnevsky was a Soviet surgeon of Ukrainian descent, member of the Academy of Medical Sciences of the USSR, honoured worker of science of the RSFSR, Colonel General of Medical Corps, and a Hero of Socialist Labor. Vishnevsky first conducted a cardiac surgery under the local anesthesia.
A son of Alexandr Vasilyevich Vishnevsky, he elaborated the new methods regarding the gunshot wounds treatment on the Eastern Front of World War II. Later Vishnevsky was awarded several Soviet and foreign awards and prizes.
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