Gurdon Buck

Surgeon, Academic

1807 – 1877

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Who was Gurdon Buck?

Gurdon Buck was a pioneer military plastic surgeon during the Civil War. He's known for being the first doctor to incorporate pre and post-operative photographs into his publications. Buck's fascia and Buck's Extension are both named after him.

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Born
May 4, 1807
New York City
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Lived in
  • United States of America
Died
Mar 6, 1877
New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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