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orthopedic surgeon.

John Florian Pohl, American orthopedic surgeon. Served as Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1943. Traveling fellow World Health Organization, Europe, 1951.; Member Hennepin County, Minnesota State medical societies, Minneapolis Academy Medicine, Academy Orthopedic Surgeons, Theta Chi, Nu Sigma Nu.; Club: Harvard.

Background

Pohl, John Florian was born on August 25, 1903 in Saint Cloud, Minnesota, United States. Son of Francis William and Mary Ellen (Heartz) Pohl.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Minnesota, 1926, Bachelor of Medicine, 1928, Doctor of Medicine 1929. Student Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota, 1922-1923, Harvard, 1934-1935, U. Manchester (England), 1935-1936.

Career

Interne, City Hospital, St. Louis, 1928-1929. Pediatrician’s assistant, Minneapolis, 1929-1931. House surgeon, Childrens Hospital, Boston, 1931-1934, neuro-surgical assistant, 1936-1937.

House surgeon, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 1934-1935. Orthopedic surgeon, Minneapolis, 1937-1982. Medical supervisor Elizabeth Kenny Institute, 1940-1948.

Clinical assistant professor orthopedic surgery University of Minnesota, 1937-1948. Orthopedic surgeon Michael Dowling School for Crippled Children, Minneapolis. Attending orthopedic surgeon Minneapolis General, Abbott, Northwestern, Maternity and Asbury hospitals (all Minneapolis), Glen Lake Sanatorium for Tuberculosis.

Orthopedic consultant Minneapolis Board Education.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Kenny Concept of Infantile Paralysis and Its Treatment, 1943. Cerebral Palsy, 1950. Contributor articles to medical journals.

Membership

Served as Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1943. Traveling fellow World Health Organization, Europe, 1951. Member Hennepin County, Minnesota State medical societies, Minneapolis Academy Medicine, Academy Orthopedic Surgeons, Theta Chi, Nu Sigma Nu.

Club: Harvard.

Connections

Married Alice Elizabeth Croze, June 16, 1941. Children: Mary Ellen, Peter Jon, John Martin DeLand.

father:
Francis William Pohl

mother:
Mary Ellen (Heartz) Pohl

spouse:
Alice Elizabeth Croze

children:
Mary Ellen Pohl

Peter Jon Pohl

John Martin DeLand Pohl