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Surgeon

William Gayle Crutchfield, American surgeon. Member American, Southern medical associations, Southern Surgical Association (Vice-President 1951), Southern Neurosurg. Society (president 1956), Harvey Cushing Society (vice president 1956), Virginia Neuropsy. Society (president 1935), Society Neurological Surgeons, Kappa Alpha, Nu Sigma Nu, Alpha Omega Alpha.

Background

Crutchfield, William Gayle was born on September 28, 1900 in Henry County, Kentucky, United States. Son of Pinkney H. and Amanda (Malin) Crutchfield.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Kentucky, 1923. Doctor of Medicine Johns Hopkins, 1927.

Career

Surgical house officer Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston, 1928-1929. Resident neurological surgery Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, 1930-1933, assistant professor neurological surgery, 1935-1941. Professor neurological surgery University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1941-1972, also department chairman neurological surgery, 1941-1969.

Neurological consultant United States Naval Medical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland., Veterans Administration Hospital., Richmond. Named honorary Kentucky colonel.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author articles in medical journals Introduced Skeletal Traction for treatment of neck injuries 1933.

Membership

Member American, Southern medical associations, Southern Surgical Association (Vice-President 1951), Southern Neurosurg. Society (president 1956), Harvey Cushing Society (vice president 1956), Virginia Neuropsy. Society (president 1935), Society Neurological Surgeons, Kappa Alpha, Nu Sigma Nu, Alpha Omega Alpha.

Clubs: Farmington Country, Farmington Hunt (Charlottesville, Virginia).

Connections

Married Theresa Salzsieder, November 2, 1929. Children: Emma Lou (Mistress.

father:
Pinkney H. Crutchfield

mother:
Amanda (Malin) Crutchfield

spouse:
Theresa Salzsieder

child:
Emma Lou (Mrs Crutchfield