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Preston Allen Wade, American surgeon.


Wade, Preston Allen was born on March 22, 1901 in Helena, Montana, United States. Son of John William and Claudia (Hillman) Wade.


Bachelor of Arts, Cornell Univercity, 1922, Doctor of Medicine 1925.


Engaged in private practice, 1927-1968, 70. Instructor Cornell Univercity Medical College, 1927-1932, assistant professor, 1932-1940, associate professor, 1940-1953, professor clinical surgery, since 1953. Assistant attending surgeon, 1927-1940, associate attending surgeon, 1940-1950, attending surgeon New York Hospital, since 1950.

Chief combined fracture service New York Hospital and Hospital Special Surgery, since 1955. Consultant surgeon City Hospital, since 1950, Eliza A. Horton Memorial Hospital, Middletown, New York, since 1950, St. Francis Hospital, Poughkeepsie, New York, since 1953, Hasbrouck Heights (New Jersey) Hospital, Concord (New Hampshire) Hospital.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Outline of the Treatment of Fractures (with E. F. Cave), 1959. Co-author, editor

    • Surgical Treatment of Trauma, 1960. Co-editor Abdominal Surgery, 1946.

      Contributor articles in surgical journals.


Member of the board directors National Safety Council. Trustee Cornell University, 1950-1955, 1958-1959. Served from major lieutenant colonel Military Cross, Australia, 1942-1945 chief surgical service 9th General Hospital Diplomate American Board Surgery.

Fellow A. Christian Science (Chairman of the Board of regents 1964-1967, president elect 1968). International Society Surgery, International Society Surgery of Orthopedics and Traumatology. Member American Association Surgery of Trauma (board of managers, recorder (president 1961), American Medical Association, American Academy Compensation Medicine, New York Academy of Medicine (president), New York Surgical Society, American Geriatric Society, New York Academy Sciences, American Surgical American Orthopedic Association (honorary), Delta Phi, Alpha Omega Alpha, Nu Sigma Nu Society.

Clubs: University, Cornell, Century (New York City).


Married Evangeline Schreiter, August 4, 1934.

John William Wade

Claudia (Hillman) Wade

Evangeline Schreiter