Henry Gassett Davis

Physician

1807 – 1896

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Who was Henry Gassett Davis?

Henry Gassett Davis was an orthopedic surgeon.

He founded the traction school of orthopedic surgery and created the first splint for traction and protection of the hip joint. Davis is also known for his work in studying soft tissue adaptation.

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Born
Nov 4, 1807
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Yale School of Medicine
Lived in
  • New York City
Died
Nov 18, 1896

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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