Harvey Cushing

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Birthday
8, 1869
Birthplace
Cleveland, OH
Death Date
Oct 7, 1939 (70)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
8, 1869
Birthplace
Cleveland, OH
Death Date
Oct 7, 1939 (70)

About

One of the foremost neurosurgeons of the early 20th century who developed many of the medical techniques used today.

Before Fame

He studied at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.

Trivia

He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1926 for his book Life of Sir William Osler.

Family Life

He came from three generations of doctors, and his brother was a prominent practitioner.

Associated With

The Russian physiologist Ivan Pavlov visited Cushing's laboratory at Johns Hopkins once.