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Surgeon

Ian Macdonald, Canadian surgeon. Recipient award for distinguished service in cancer control American Cancer Society, 1951. Diplomate American Board Radiology, 1938.

Background

Macdonald, Ian was born on April 9, 1903 in Calgary, Canada. Son of Alexander D. and Gertrude (Gibbs) Macdonald.

Education

Doctor of Medicine C.M., McGill University, 1928.

Career

Came to the United States, 1932, naturalized, 1941. Intern, resident Montreal General Hospital, 1927-1930. Resident pathology University of Michigan Hospital, 1930-1931.

Resident surgeon Toronto General Hospital, 1931-1932. Private practice, Los Angeles, from 1943. Instructor surgery University of Southern California, 1932-1933, associate professor, 1943-1956, clinical professor surgery, from 1956.

Director tumor clinic Cornwall Hospital, 1935-1938. Clinical research American College Surgeons, 1938-1940. Associate Los Angeles Tumor Institute, 1941-1943.

Senior attending surgeon tumor surgery Los Angeles County Hospital, Hollywood-Presbyterian Hospital, St. Vincent’s Hospital. Consultant radium therapist Children’s Hospital, Los Angeles, from 1943.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author articles on biology and treatment of cancer, contributor textbooks. Editor bulletin Los Angeles County Medical Association.

Membership

American College of Surgeons fellow. Member Los Angeles Surgical Society, Association Cancer Research, American Radium Society, American Medical Association, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Pacific Coast Surgical Association, American College Radiology, Ewing Society, Pacific Coast Roetgen Society, Society Head and Neck Surgeons, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Esther Case, September 16, 1931.; married second, Eve March, July 14, 1946.; married 3d, Eleanor G. Clark, March 17, 1963.

Children: Alexander Case, Sharon.

father:
Alexander D. Macdonald

mother:
Gertrude (Gibbs) Macdonald

spouse:
Esther Case

spouse:
Eve March

spouse:
Eleanor G. Clark

child:
Alexander Case Macdonald

child:
Sharon Macdonald