W. Dean Warren

Male, Deceased Person

1924 – 1989

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Who was W. Dean Warren?

W. Dean Warren was Joseph B. Whitehead Professor and Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Emory University until his death in from cancer in 1989. Prior to his chairmanship at Emory he was Chairman of Surgery at the University of Miami. Warren was a pioneer in surgery for portal hypertension and developed the distal splenorenal shunt.

He was the recipient of many honors and served as President of the American College of Surgeons. His memory is honored by an annual lectureship at Emory University.

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Born
Oct 28, 1924
Died
May 10, 1989

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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