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Herbert Conway, American plastic surgeon. Served as lieutenant colonel Military Cross, Australia, 1942-1945.


Conway, Herbert was born on June 25, 1904 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States. Son of James Francis and Irene (McCarthy) Conway.


Student Miami University, 1921-1924. Bachelor of Science, University Cincinnati, 1929, Master of Science, 1932, Bachelor of Medicine, 1928, M.D. (Taft fellow in surgery 1928-1929), 1929, D. Science (honorary), 1969.


Assistant resident surgeon Cincinnati General Hospital, 1929-1932. Assistant resident surgeon New York Hospital, 1932-1933, assistant attending surgeon, 1935-1942, attending surgeon, attending surgeon in charge plastic surgery, 1945-1969. Instructor surgery Cornell Univercity Medical College, 1932-1935, assistant professor surgery, 1935-1945, associate professor clinical surgery, 1945-1955, professor clinical surgery, 1955-1969.

Consultant plastic surgeon Veterans Administration Hospital., Bronx, New York, 1945-1969. Consultant plastic surgery White Plains (New York) Hospital, Bellevue Hospital, Hospital Special Surgery. Consultant plastic and reconstructive surgery Health Center, Inc., New York City, 1950-1969.

Consultant, lecturer plastic surgery St. Albans (New York) Naval Hospital, 1957-1969. 1st visiting professor Foundation American Society Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery to Latin American (Brazil), 1965. Guest professor of University California at Los Angeles, 1965.

Guest professor New York University Medical Center, 1966, V.H. Kazanjian lecturer, 1966. Board of directors of Goodwill Industries, New York Society Crippled Children Adults. Representative Academy Surgery of Peru to American College of Surgeon, 1950-1969.

President, trustee Foundation American Society Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1960-1961. Special State Department lecturer India, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Lebanon, 1962-1963.


  • Other Work

    • Editor Transplantation Bulletin. United States editor Revista Latino Americana de Cirurgia Plastica. Associate editor Journal of Surgery, New York State Journal of Medicine, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1956-1966.


Served as lieutenant colonel Military Cross, Australia, 1942-1945. Clubs: University (New York City).


Married Frances Gallagher, November 7, 1936. Children: Karen, Richard William, Catherine Lanning.

James Francis Conway

Irene (McCarthy) Conway

Frances Gallagher

Karen Conway

Richard William Conway

Catherine Lanning Conway