Juan Carlos Ahumada Sotomayor
Argentine gynaecologist, born April 17, 1890, La Plata; died May 29, 1976, Buenos Aires.
Biography of Juan Carlos Ahumada Sotomayor
Juan Carlos Ahumada Sotomayor was Cathedratic professor of Gynecological Clinics in Facultad de Medicina from Universidad de Buenos Aires; chief of gynecological and abdominal surgery service for women in Hospital Nacional de Clnicas; was a member of Sociedade de Obstetricia e Ginecologia de Buenos Aires and member of Academia Nacional de Medicina do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil).
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