Hanaoka Seishū

Surgeon

1760 – 1835

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Who was Hanaoka Seishū?

Hanaoka Seishū was a Japanese surgeon of the Edo period with a knowledge of Chinese herbal medicine, as well as Western surgical techniques he had learned through Rangaku. Hanaoka is said to have been the first to perform surgery using general anesthesia.

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Born
Oct 23, 1760
Kii Province
Nationality
  • Japan
Profession
Died
Nov 21, 1835

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on July 23, 2013

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