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Biographical entry Stewart, Henry Charles (1817 - 1903)

MRCS July 9th 1841; FRCS May 10th 1860; LSA 1838; LRCP Edin 1859.

Born
1817
Died
24 December 1903
London
Occupation
General surgeon

Details

Studied at University College, London, and practised at 1 St John's Wood Grove, Grove Road, about 1855; at 42 Grove Road; next at 22 North Bank, Regent's Park ; and finally at 21 Alma Square, Abbey Road, London, NW, where he died on Dec 24th, 1903.

He was for many years Assistant Surgeon to the 1st Middlesex Rifle Volunteers, Medical Referee to the Waterloo Life Assurance Society and to the Prudential Society, also Medical Officer to St Cyprian's Home for Invalid and Incurable Females. He also served as a Vice-President and then as President of the Harveian Society, and read papers there on "Epidemic Diarrhea" in 1857, on "Traumatic Phlebitis of the Femoral Vein" in 1860, on "Diagnosis of Emboli in the Great Vessels of the Heart" in 1865, and other papers. He also described a lancet projected by a spring which he termed 'leech-bite lancet', viz, a triradiate-ended trocar protruded by a spring.

The Royal College of Surgeons of England