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7 Authority record results for Syphilis

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Babington, George Gisborne

  • Person
  • 1795-1856

Born in Leicestershire.

Assistant surgeon at St George's Hospital 1829-1830, surgeon 1830-1843. Surgeon at London Lock Hospital. Member of the Council at the Royal College of Surgeons 1836-1845, Hunterian Orator. Specialised in syphilitic diseases. Published on ulcers, sloughing sores and sexually transmitted diseases.

Married Sarah Anne Pearson of Golden Square in 1817. Died 1 Jan 1856 at home, 13 Queen's Gardens, Hyde Park.

Bacot, John

  • Person
  • 1781-1879

Student at St George's alongside Benjamin Brodie.

Assistant surgeon in the army 1803-1820. Private practice in South Audley Street. Surgeon at St George's Hospital and St James's Dispensary. Member of the Apothecaries' Company. Editor of the Medical and Physical Journal. Inspector of Anatomy. Member of the Board of Health. Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons. Published on syphilis.

His father, grandfather and son were also doctors. Died 4 Sep 1870.

Lane, Samuel Armstrong

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  • 1802-1892

Educated at the Great Windmill Street School and St George’s Hospital. On his application as an assistant surgeon at St George’s in 1834, however, he was turned down in favour of Edward Cutler. Feeling he had been unfairly treated because Cutler was a relative of Benjamin Collins Brodie, Lane founded a rival anatomical school nearby at Grosvenor Place; the school soon became popular and was one of the schools attended by the pupils from St George’s Hospital.

Lane became senior surgeon to St Mary’s Hospital soon after its establishment in 1852, and Lane transferred his pathological and anatomical collections to the new school at St Mary’s Hospital. He also worked at the Lock Hospital. He was one of the original 300 fellows of the Royal College of Surgeons, and a member of the Council. He was also a fellow, member of the Council and vice-president of the Royal Medico-Chirurgical Society.

He was known as a skilled surgeon, and was one of the first to practice ovariotomy. He also performed the first successful blood transfer to treat haemophilia in 1840. He published a series of well-received articles on syphilis, however, being opposed to medical specialisms he refused to continue publishing on the subject.

He retired to Ealing, and died 2 Aug 1892, aged 90. His nephew James Robert Lane and his great-nephew James Ernest Lane continued his work at St Mary’s Hospital and with syphilis.

Peters, Charles

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  • ?-c.1746

Educated at Christchurch College, Oxford; AB 1713, AM 1724. Radcliffe travelling fellow 1725; spent several years in Europe, possibly at Leyden. MD 1732, University College. Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians 1739.

Physician extraordinary to the king 1733. Physician to St George's Hospital 1735-1746. Physician-general to the British army 1739. Published on syphilis and rabies ('The Case of a Person bit by a Mad Dog').

Married to Ann.

Rose, Thomas

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  • ?

Surgeon at St George’s Hospital 1827-1829. Surgeon to the Coldstream Guards. Published on syphilis and injuries.

Sheild, Arthur Marmaduke

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  • 1858-1922

Born in Laugharne, Carmarthen, Wales.

Student at St George's Hospital Medical School, where he won several prizes. House surgeon at St George's Hospital. Visiting surgeon at Atkinson Morley's Convalescent Home, Wimbledon.

House surgeon at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge 1881; private assistant of Sir George Humphry. Spent three years at Cambridge, studying at Downing College alongside his work. FRCS 1883.

Returned to St George's Hospital as assistant surgeon 1893, surgeon to the Throat Department 1895, surgeon 1900, consulting surgeon 1907-1922. Anaesthetist, curator of the museum 1886.

Assistant surgeon to Westminster Hospital 1886. Assistant surgeon, aural surgeon, demonstrator of anatomy and lecturer on practical surgery in the medical school at Charing Cross Hospital, 1887-1893. Surgeon and consulting surgeon to the Waterloo Road Hospital for Women and Children and the Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth. Secretary to the Medical Society of London, the Dermatological Society and the Surgical Section of the British Medical Association 1895, examiner in surgery at the University of Cambridge and at Apothecaries' Hall.In 1907, he inoculated himself with syphilis during an operation, and had to retire aged 49 due to ill health. After multiple operations, his health improved. During the First World War he served as operating surgeon to a military hospital at Exmouth, near Budleigh Salterton where he had retired to.

He died, unmarried, 5 Aug 1922 following a seizure whilst on holiday in the Hebrides.