William Osler Abbott

Physician

1902 – 1943

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Who was William Osler Abbott?

William Osler Abbott was a United States physician, son of Dr. Alexander C. Abbott and Georgina Osler. His most notable contribution to the field of medicine was his part in the development of the Miller-Abbott tube, used in decompression and stenting of the small intestine, alongside Thomas Grier Miller, and also for devising the Abbot Rawson tube. Abbot received his MD in 1928 from the University of Pennsylvania. He died of myelogenous leukemia in Waquoit, Massachusetts on September 10, 1943.

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Born
Jul 26, 1902
New Bedford
Also known as
  • Dr. William Osler Abbott
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Pennsylvania
Died
Sep 10, 1943

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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