Isaac Alexander Bigger Biographical File

 Collection — Folder: 01
Identifier: EBL-0254

  • Staff Only
Bigger, Isaac Alexander (1893-1955)


This file includes an original photograph and an article from the Virginia Medical Monthly.


  • 1920 - 1972

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Historical or Biographical Note

Dr. Bigger was a surgeon who earned his medical degree from the University of Virginia in 1919. He eventually became Associate Professor of Surgery at Vanderbilt, where he remained until 1930, when he became Professor and Head of the Department of Surgery at the Medical College of Virginia, becoming the youngest departmental head in the United States at that time. Dr. Bigger was a pioneer in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, but his surgical interests were protean.


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Isaac Alexander Bigger (1893-1955) biographical file
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Description is inEnglish.

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