James J. McCort
American radiologist, born October 25, 1913, Philadelphia.
Biography of James J. McCort
Following graduation in medicine graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1940, James J. McCort trained in radiology in Baltimore and Boston. In 1952 he became director of the department of radiology, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, California. In 1964 he was also appointment as clinical professor of radiology, Stanford University Medical School, Palo Alto, California.
McCort has published more than 40 articles on radiological topics.
- Trauma radiology.
Edited by James J. McCort; assistant editor Robert E. Mindelzun. New York : Churchill Livingstone, 1990.
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