Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Loyal Davis

  • Loyal Davis, legendary neurosurgeon (1896–1982)

    For more than thirty years, in an era less politically correct than ours, Dr. Loyal Davis reigned supreme as chief of surgery at the Northwestern University medical school in Chicago. He retired in 1963, but stories about him persisted as lively subjects of conversation and amusement, to be told with relish at meetings and dinner…