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James Macfarlane Winfield, American physician.


Winfield, James Macfarlane was born on January 28, 1901 in Brooklyn. Son of James M. and Mabel (Dunning) Winfield.


Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1922. Doctor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 1926.


Intern University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, 1926-1928, resident gynecology, 1928-1929. Instructor surgery University of Michigan Hospital, 1929-1932, University of Pennsylvania Medical School, 1933-1937. Associate surgeon Delaware (Delaware) Hospital, 1933-1937.

Associate professor surgery Wayne U. College Medicine, Detroit, 1937-1946. Associate surgeon Receiving Hospital, Detroit, 1937-1946. Attending surgeon Flower and Fifth Avenue Hosps., New York City, 1946-1959.

Valentine professor, chairman department of surgery New York Medical College 1946-1959, director surgery, visiting surgeon Metropolitan Hospital, 1946-1959. Attending surgeon St. Clair’s and Doctors hospitals, New York City. Consultant surgeon Southampton Hospital.

Associate medical director New York City Transit Authority.


Served as colonel, chief of surgical service, 36th General Hospital, E.T.O., United States Army, 1943-1945. Received Unit citation, four combat stars, Legion Merit. Diplomate American Board Surgery.

Member American Surgical Association, Australian Computer Society, Societe Internationale de Chirurgie, Western Surgical Association, Central Surgical Association, American Association for the Advancement of Science, New York Academy Sciences, American Association for Surgery of Trauma, New York Surgical Society, Excelsior Surgical. Club, New York State Medical Society, New York County Medical Society, Surgeons.


Married Katharine C. Wells.; married second, Helen Curtiss, June 28, 1962. Children: James Macfarlane, Katrina.

James M. Winfield

Mabel (Dunning) Winfield

Katharine C. Wells

Helen Curtiss

James Macfarlane Winfield

Katrina Winfield