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Biographical entry Ransohoff, Joseph (1853 - 1921)

MRCS April 24th 1877; FRCS June 14th 1877; MD Cincinnati 1874.

26 May 1853
10 March 1921
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Anatomist and General surgeon


Born on May 26th, 1853; studied at the College of Ohio, Cincinnati, USA, where he graduated MD in 1874. After becoming FRCS in 1877, he was Professor of Anatomy at Cincinnati from 1879-1881; then of Anatomy and Clinical Surgery from 1891-1902; of the Principles of Surgery from 1902-1905; and of Surgery and Clinical Surgery from 1905 to the time of his death in 1921. He practised at Livingstone Buildings, 7th Race Street, Cincinnati, Ohio, and was Surgeon to the Cincinnati Good Samaritan and Jewish Hospitals. He wrote voluminously on surgical subjects, and a long bibliography is contained in the Index Catalogue of the Library of the Surgeon-General's Office, Series 1 and 2. He died of heart disease at his home in Cincinnati on March 10th, 1921.

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