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Albee, Fred Houdlett

Born: 1876 AD
Died: 1945 AD, at 68 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Surgeon

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1876 - Albee was born in Alna, Maine on April 13, 1876.

 

1898 - Studied at Harvard Medical School had his practiced at Massachusetts General Hospital. He worked scientifically at the Cornell Clinic in New York. Began his medical practice in Waterbury, Connecticut.

 

1900 - Became consultant orthopaedic surgeon to more than twenty hospitals in New York, New Jersey, Vermont, and Florida.

 

1901 - Became Director of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.

 

1905 - Worked as professor of orthopaedic surgery at N. Y. Post Graduate School and Hospital.

 

1908 - Devised an operation for surgical ankylosis of the hip. Albee was the first to employ living bone grafts as internal splints.

 

1911 - Described and illustrated his operation for spinal fusion whereby a portion of the tibia is transplanted into the spine. He also devised a bone mill and a fracture table as well as a bone saw for cutting bone grafts.


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