Dr. Ephraim McDowell

Dr. Ephraim McDowell (HMFR3)

Location: Fairfield, VA 24435 Rockbridge County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 52.068', W 79° 18.614'

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The Father of Abdominal Surgery

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Dr. Ephraim McDowell
was born November 11, 1771

The Father of Abdominal Surgery

Beginning medical study in Staunton, Virginia, continuing it in Edinburgh, Scotland, he later received the honorary degree from the University of Maryland. Possessing the highest attributes of the physician and surgeon, he was a pioneer in work which he saved the lives of countless thousands.
HM NumberHMFR3
Year Placed1929
Placed ByThe Medical Society of Virginia
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Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 6:26pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 648628 N 4192492
Decimal Degrees37.86780000, -79.31023333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 52.068', W 79° 18.614'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 52' 4.08" N, 79° 18' 36.84" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4657 N Lee Hwy, Fairfield VA 24435, US
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