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Albee, Fred Houdlett

Born: 1876 AD
Died: 1945 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Surgeon

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.