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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
Date of birth 23 September 1852
New York City
Date of death 7 September 1922
Place of burial
Country of citizenship
Educated at
Doctoral advisor
  • surgeon
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
Member of
  • Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Field of work
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