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Thomas Sutton

Born 1767
Died 1835

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British physician, born 1767, Staffordshire; died 1835, Greenwich.

Biography of Thomas Sutton

Thomas Sutton studied at London, Edinburgh, and Leiden, where he obtained his doctorate in 1787, aged 20. He became a licentiate of the College of Physicians in 1790, and soon thereafter became an army physician. He subsequently practised for several years with success in Greenwich.

Thomas Sutton was an original man, a meticulous observer, lucid thinker and sound practician.

Besides the works mentioned below, he contributed papers to the Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1813, 1814), London Medical Repository. (1822, 1823), London Medical Gazette, etc.

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