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Robert Louis Preston, American physician. Decorated Legion of Merit. Diplomate American Board Orthopaedic Surgery. Served lieutenant colonel, Military Cross, Australia, 1942-1946.; American College of Surgeons fellow; member of the American Medical Association, American Academy Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Rheumatism assosiation, New York Rheumatic Association (president 1954-1955). The Surgical Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis, 1969.

Background

Preston, Robert Louis was born on August 5, 1904 in Howells, Nebraska, United States. Son of Sylvester A. and Clara Ellen (Bonine) Preston.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Nebraska, 1928.

Career

Intern, Long Island College Hospital, Brooklyn, 1928-1929. Assistant to Doctor Fred Albee, 1930-1935. Attending orthopedic surgeon New York University Hospital, Bellevue Hospital Manhattan Veterans Administration Hospital., Doctors Hospital, Columbus Hospital.

Consultant orthopedic surgeon Goldwater Memorial Hospital, Holy Name Hospital, Institute Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Clinical professor orthopedic surgery New York University Postgraduate Medical School.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles to medical journals.

Membership

Served lieutenant colonel, Military Cross, Australia, 1942-1946. American College of Surgeons fellow. Member of the American Medical Association, American Academy Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Rheumatism assosiation, New York Rheumatic Association (president 1954-1955).

The Surgical Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis, 1969.

Connections

Married Sidney Kennedy Field, December 15, 1972.

father:
Sylvester A. Preston

mother:
Clara Ellen (Bonine) Preston

spouse:
Sidney Kennedy Field