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Brian Brewer Blades, American surgeon. Decorated Legion of Merit (United States).

Background

Blades, Brian Brewer was born on July 4, 1906 in Scottsville, Kansas, United States. Son of Samuel Thomas and Martha Minette (Hoffmeister) Blades.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Kansas, 1924-1928. Doctor of Medicine Washington University School Medicine, 1928-1932. Fellow in surgery, 1936-1938.

Career

Surgical intern Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, 1932-1933. 2d (Cornell) div., Bellevue Hospital, New York, 1934-1936. Instructor clinical surgery, Washington University School Medicine, 1938-1941.

Assistant professor 1941. Assistant surgical Barnes Hospital, Children’s Hospital and Maternity Hospital, St. Louis. Visiting surgeon Missouri Pacific Railroad Hospital, St. Louis.

Professor surgery emeritus George Washington University School Medicine, Washington. Distinguished physician VA, 1972-1977.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor Journal Thoracic Surgery, 1961-1977. Contributor to current medical journals on thoracic surgery.

Membership

Served as colonel, Military Cross, Australia, World World War II. Member American Association Thoracic Surgery, Association Surgery of Trauma, American Medical Association, Southern Medical Association, American College Chest Physicians, Southern Surgical Association, Australian Computer Society, Washington Academy Surgery, Society Clinical Surgery, American Surgical Association, Sigma Xi, Alpha Omega Alpha, Beta Theta Pi.

Connections

Married Virginia Layton, January 1, 1932. Children: Beverly, Judith, Brian.

father:
Samuel Thomas Blades

mother:
Martha Minette (Hoffmeister) Blades

spouse:
Virginia Layton

children:
Beverly Blades

Judith Blades

Brian Blades