Edmund Owen - Encyclopedia

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"EDMUND OWEN (1847-1915), English surgeon, was born at Hinchingfield, Essex, April 7 1847. He received his medical education at King's College, London, and St. Mary's hospital, taking his surgical and medical degrees in 1868 and 1872, and afterwards studied in Paris. He was consulting surgeon to many institutions, including the French hospital, St. Mary's hospital, and the Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond St., and wrote many important works, among them being The Surgical Diseases of Children (1885, 3rd ed. 1897); Cleft Palate and Hare Lip (1904, new ed. 1914); Appendicitis (1914), besides the surgical articles in the E.B. He also gave the Bradshaw lecture on cancer in 1906. He died in London July 23 1915.

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