Isaac Alexander Bigger (1893-1955) biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0254

  • Staff Only

Abstract

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

Dates

  • 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.

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Title
Isaac Alexander Bigger (1893-1955) biographical file
Author
Processed by EBL Special Collections Staff
Date
2008-08-14
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is inEnglish.

Repository Details

Part of the VUMC Historical Images and Biographies Repository

Contact:
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