Title Ref: *1
Prof
First name(s) Ref: *1
Henry
Surname Ref: *1
Smith
Position(s) held at King's College London Ref: *1
  • House Surgeon King's College Hospital 1846;
  • Private Assistant to William Fergusson (1847-1849);
  • Assistant Surgeon at King's College Hospital (1861-1871);
  • Surgeon with care of outpatients (1871-1877);
  • Surgeon at King's College Hospital (1877-1888);
  • Professor of Principles & Practice of Surgery (1887-1887);
  • Consulting Surgeon at King's College Hospital (1888-1894);
  • Emeritus Professor of Principles & Practice of Surgery (1888-1894)

Education & professional details

School, college and/or university attended Ref: *2
  • Croydon; Harrow (1834-1837);
  • Apprenticed to General Practitioner In West End (1840);
  • Matriculated Student King's College 1843
Qualifications Ref: *1

MRCS, FRCS

Position(s) held (non King's College London) Refs: *1 *2
  • Surgeon to Westminster General Dispensary (1851)
  • Resident Officer at Bloomsbury Dispensary (1846)
  • General Practice (1847)
Professional activities
  • Member of Medical Society Of London (1849)
  • President of Medical Society Of London (1867)
  • Corresponding Fellow Pathological Society Montreal
Publications
  • Oration To The Medical Society 8vo London 1854
  • " The Improvements In Modern Surgery; " On Stricture Of The Urethra" 8vo London 857.
  • " Haemorrhoids & Prolapsus Of The Rectum: Their Treatment By The Application Of Nitric Acid" 8vo 1859;
  • Essay On " Excision Of The Head Of The Femur" Lancet 1848;
  • " The Excision Of The Knee-Joint" Med.Times 1855;
  • " Successful Case Of Ligature Of The External Iliac & Superficial Femoral Arteries In The Same Subject" Ibid 1852

Personal details

Date of birth Ref: *1
1823
Place of birth Ref: *2
Parkhill, Croydon
Date of death Ref: *1
25th March 1894
Place of death Ref: *2
Horsell, Surrey
Family details

Son of William Smith, Solicitor in Hereford; married 3 times, 3 sons (2 of which became doctors)

* References

  1. King's and Some King's Men (1935)
  2. Plarr's Lives Of The Fellows On Line (Royal College Of Surgeons)
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