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Category:William Stewart Halsted

William Stewart Halsted (September 23, 1852 – September 7, 1922) was an American surgeon who pioneered the use of newly discovered anesthetics, as well as several new operations, one of which was the radical mastectomy for breast cancer.


William Stewart Halsted 
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American surgeon
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Date of birth23 September 1852
New York City
Date of death7 September 1922
Baltimore
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