Paul W. Sanger (1906-1968) biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0846

  • Staff Only

Abstract

Biographical file includes a photograph and Southern Surgical Association annual meeting transactions from 1968.

Dates

  • 1968 - 1968

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Historical or Biographical Note

Paul W. Sanger received his secondary education at Webb School in Bell Buckle, Tennessee. Upon graduation from the University of Oklahoma in 1928, he entered Vanderbilt University Medical School, where he received his M.D. in 1931. Sanger did postgraduate training in surgery at Duke University Hospital from 1931 to 1937.

A distinguished surgeon and pioneer in cardiovascular surgery, Sanger organized the thoracic and cardiovascular surgery department at the Charlotte (NC) Memorial Hospital and remained chief of the department until his death in 1968. sanger is also credited for establishing in 1946 the Heineman Research Laboratory for Cardiovascular surgery.

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Title
Sanger, Paul W. (1906-1968)
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:
Eskind Biomedical Library
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Nashville TN 37232


 

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