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John G. Bellows Edit Profile

Ophthalmologist , writer

John G. Bellows, American ophthalmologist, writer. Patentee in field. Recipient Lucien Howe medal University Buffalo, 1938.

Background

Bellows, John G. was born on August 22, 1906 in New York City. Son of Louis G. and Rose (Goldfreed) Bellows.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, 1927. Doctor of Medicine, University Illinois, 1930. Master of Science, Northwestern University, 1935.

Doctor of Philosophy, Northwestern University, 1938.

Career

Intern, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, 1929-1930;resident, Cook County Hospital, 1930-1933;practice medicine, specializing in ophthalmology, Chicago, 1933-1993;clinical professor ophthalmology, Chicago Medical Schoolassociate professor ophthalmology, Northwestern Universityprofessor ophthalmology, Cook County Graduate School Medicine, 1946;attending ophthalmologist, Cook County Hospital, 1946-1993;attending ophthalmologist, Columbus, Henrotin hospitals, 1960-1993. Director Mediphone (medical consultation by telephone). Visiting professor U. Central de Venezuela.

Founder, executive secretary Society for Cryo-surgery. Honorary pres.El Consejo Directivo del Instituto de Oftalmologicas, Caracas.

Achievements

  • Patentee in field.

Works

Membership

Served to lieutenant colonel Army of the United States, World World War II. Chief eye section Wakeman General Hospital Indiana. American College of Surgeons fellow, International College Surgeons.

Member American Association Research Ophthalmology, New York Society Clinical Ophthalmology, Pan American Medical Association, Pan-Pacific Surgical Association, International, American academies ophthalmology, Society Cryobiology, Society Française D'Ophtalomologie, American Association Ophthalmology, Academia Ophtalmologica Internationalis, American Society Contemporary Ophthalmology (director, founder), International Glaucoma Congress (founder, director), American Society Contemporary Medicine and Surgery (director, founder), International Association Ocular Surgeons (founder, director 1981), Royal Society Medicine.

Connections

Married Mary Trueblood, April 4, 1945. Children: Randall, Diane, Deborah, Sandra, David.

father:
Louis G. Bellows

mother:
Rose (Goldfreed) Bellows

spouse:
Mary Trueblood

child:
Randall Bellows

child:
Diane Bellows

child:
Deborah Bellows

child:
Sandra Bellows

child:
David Bellows