Shameemah Abrahams

Christiaan Barnard

Cynthia J. Avila

The art of surgery: ‘surgical theatrics’ on the surgeon’s stage

Arpan K. Banerjee

Samuel Solly—distinguished surgeon and educator

Mahmood Bhutta

A one-millimeter push revolutionizes ear surgery: the story of Samuel Rosen and surgery of the stapes bone

Robert Biggar

Evidence versus practice: the story of surgery in breast cancer

Julius Bonello and S. Ayesha Hasan

It is good to be the king: the French surgical revolution

Julius Bonello and George E. Tsourdinis

Howard Kelly’s avant-garde autopsy method

Margareta-Erminia Cassani

Blood under the moon: the role of astrology in surgery

Neha Chauhan

Of honors lost and honor regained: Indian origin of plastic surgery

Ryan Cohen

Rhinoplasty and the roosari from ancient Persia to modern day Iran

George Dunea

Lord Moynihan and his Truants

Joseph Lister and the story of antiseptic surgery

Fabricius Hildanus – father of German surgery

Dominique-Jean Larrey, Napoleon’s army surgeon (1766-1842)

Sir James Paget
Loyal Davis (1896 – 1982)

Christian Fenger (1840-1902)

William Stewart Halsted (1852-1920)

Karl A. Meyer (1888-1972)
Sir Astley Cooper: the surgeon’s surgeon
Campbell de Morgan (1811-1876) 
Robert Liston – the fastest knife in town
James Syme, the Napoleon of surgery (1799–1870)
William Cheselden, father of modern British surgery
Jean Mery, distinguished French surgeon
The times of Gaspare Tagliacozzi, founder of plastic surgery
Theodor Kocher (1841-1917)
Abraham Colles—giant among surgeons

James L. Franklin


Denis Gill

Operation Cooperation

John Graham-Pole

The surgeon

Patrick Guinan and George Dunea

JB Murphy: Chicago’s great but controversial surgeon

Lila Haile

Ambroise Paré

Anne Jacobson

Christmas with Dupuytren and Lisfranc

Zeynel A. Karcioglu

Pig-tail probe

Violet Kieu

Think like a surgeon

Isabel Legarda

Ghosts from the Ether Dome

Olena Lupalo

Pursuit of immortality: Dr. Amosov

Iain Macintyre

Thomas Keith; pioneer photographer and pioneer surgeon

Fadlurrahman Manaf

Abulcasis, the pharmacist surgeon
Homini Verminoso who created “Orthopaedia”

Stephen Martin

Alfred Skirrow Robinson: the colorful life of a Roaring Twenties surgeon new

Michael Meguid

The colors of pride

It takes a team

JMS Pearce

Wilfred Batten Lewis Trotter (1872-1939)
Sir Geoffrey Langdon Keynes

John Raffensperger

Hippocrates, abortion, and cutting for stone
The surgery of pyloric stenosis in Chicago
Potts and Pott
Harvey Cushing: Surgeon, Author, Soldier, Historian 1869-1939
Conjoined twins: art, ethics, and the media
Dr. Will and Dr. Charlie: William James Mayo, (1861-1938) and Charles Horace Mayo (1865-1939) new

Damiano Rondelli

The early days in the history of appendectomy

Tyler B. Rouse

The brief and strange history of mesmerism and surgery

Subramoniam Rangaswami

The sweetest gift

Sukanya Sam

Locard’s principle and the surgeon

Satish Saroshe

Sushruta: the ancient Indian surgeon

Annabelle Slingerland & Leon Lacquet

Ferdinand Sauerbruch, father of thoracic surgery

Linda S. Slusser

Thomas Dent Mütter: innovative surgeon and teacher

Earl C. Smith

René Favaloro

Samuel Spencer

Banishing that dread of being cut

Mahala Yates Stripling

Richard Selzer’s last grand rounds at Yale
Impostor syndrome: Richard Selzer’s life of doubt

Rumen Vodenicharov

Nikolay Pirogov, the knight of virtuous deeds

Judith Wagner

René G. Favaloro: one world is not enough

Mildred Wilson

Ambroise Pare: standard bearer for barber-surgery reform

Frank A. Wollheim

Surgeon and ambassador of the humanities: homage à Grace and Philip Sandblom

Larry Zaroff

A death in the operating room


John of Arderne, founder of English surgery
Konrad Langenbeck 1776-1851
Preparation for surgery
Primitive surgery 
The village surgeon
Lucas van Leyden: ear surgery
Up to date orthopedics
Sawing to the bone
Georg Bartisch, early Renaissance eye-surgeon
William Morton first demonstrates the use of ether anesthesia
Saints Damien and Comas removing a bullet from a man’s chest
Ambroise Paré shown amputating a leg on the battlefield