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John Hugh Mulholland, American surgeon. Decorated Bronze Star; Croix de Guerre avec Etoile Vermeila (France); Commonwealth Fund fellow, 1940; recipient Achievement award New York University, 1961, 62, Alumni Distinguished Service award, 1959, Presidential citation, 1966. Diplomate American Board Surgery.


Mulholland, John Hugh was born on June 28, 1900 in New York City. Son of John and Annastasia (O’Brien) Mulholland.


Bachelor of Arts, New York University College Arts, 1922, Doctor of Medicine Medical College, 1925.


Surgical interne research, 3d Division, Bellevue Hospital, New York City, 1926-1928, assistant surgery New York University College Medicine, 1928-1931, instructor, 1931-1936, assistant clinical professor, 1936-1941, professor clinical surgical, assistant dean, 1938-1946, George David Stuart professor surgical, director surgery Bellevue, University hospitals, 1946-1966, also later professor surgery. Consultant surgeon Beth Israel Hospital, New York, Booth Memorial Hospital, New York Infirmary, Fitkin Memorial Hospital, Neptune, New Jersey, Monmouth Memorial Hospital, United Hospital, Portchester, First Army. Visiting professor surgery Harvard, 1957, Marquette U., 1961.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor to Surgical Literature. Editor in chief Annals of Surgery, 1957-1970.


Member American Board of Surgery, 1949. Commissioned lieutenant colonel Medical Corps, United States Army, 1942, colonel, 1945. Fellow American Sur. Association (president, 1957-1958).

Member Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, Society Medical Consultants, World World War II, Buffalo (honorary), New York surgical societies, New York State (chairman of the section on surgery 1949-1950), and County medical societies, American Medical Association, Southern Surgical Association, Harvey Society, Halsted Society, New York Academy Sciences, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Committee on Surgical, National. Clubs: Ardsley Country.


Married Claire Shoemaker, July 31, 1930. Children: Lucie (Mistress.

John Mulholland

Annastasia (O’Brien) Mulholland

Claire Shoemaker

Lucie (Mrs Mulholland