Barney Brooks

Physician

1884 – 1952

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Who was Barney Brooks?

Barney Brooks, a 20th-century U.S. physician and surgeon, was an influential medical educator, particularly in surgical residency training, and was known for his research in orthopedics, intestinal obstruction, and vascular surgery. He was appointed first Professor and Chief of Surgery at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in 1925 where he served until his death in 1952 from a hemorrhagic stroke.

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Born
Dec 17, 1884
Also known as
  • Dr. Barney Brooks
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Texas at Austin
Died
Mar 30, 1952

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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