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Howard Raymond Mahorner, American surgeon.


Mahorner, Howard Raymond was born on February 11, 1903 in Mobile, Alabama, United States. Son of Matthias and Catherine (Glennon) Mahorner.


Bachelor of Arts maxima cum laude, Spring Hill College, Mobile, 1921. M.D. cum laude, University of Pennsylvania, 1925. Master of Science in Surgery, University of Minnesota, 1929.


Intern Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, 1925-1926. Resident, fellow surgery Mayo Clinic, 1926-1930, assistant division surgery, 1929-1930. Instructor, then assistant professor surgery Tulane University School Medicine, 1932-1946.

Clinical professor surgery Louisiana State University School Medicine, 1950-1977. Founder Mahorner Clinic, New Orleans, 1950. Visiting surgeon Touro Infirmary, New Orleans, 1932-1977.

Surgeon Baptist Hospital, 1939-1977, chairman surgical department, 1947-1951. Surgeon Mercy Hospital, 1953-1977. Senior visiting surgeon Charity Hospital, 1932-1977.

Consultant surgeon Ear, Eye, Nose and Throat Hospital, 1937-1977, DePaul Sanitarium, 1939-1977. Cons. surgeon general United States Army, 1960.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (with others) Thrombo-Angitis Obliterans, 1928, Varicose Veins, 1939. Also numerous articles in field.


Member Citizens Committee Planning and Zoning, New Orleans, 1947-1977. Board of directors United Fund Greater New Orleans Area. Served to major United States Army Reserve, 1939-1943.

Named King of Carnival, New Orleans, 1973. Diplomate American Board Surgery (a founder). American College of Surgeons fellow (president Louisiana 1950-1953, secretary Board of Governors 1958-1963, Chairman of the Board Governors 1963-1965, regent 1965-1977, president 1970-1971).

Member Southern Surgical Association (president 1956-1966), American Medical Association, Southeastern Surgical Congress (president 1957-1958), American Goiter Association (president 1960), American Cancer Society (president Orleans Parish 1951-1953), Louisiana, Orleans Parish (vice president 1954) medical societies, New Orleans Graduate Medical Assembly, Surgeons Travel. Clubs: Rabelais (University Pennsylvania).


Married Stella Hebert, June 19, 1935. Children: Marie Elise Mahorner Carbone, Stella Ann (Mistress James Hanemann, Junior.

Matthias Mahorner

Catherine (Glennon) Mahorner

Stella Hebert

Jr Mahorner

Stella Ann (Mistress James Hanemann Mahorner

Marie Elise Mahorner Carbone Mahorner