Paul Georges Dieulafoy
French physician, born November 18, 1839, Toulouse; died August 16, 1911, Paris.
Biography of Paul Georges Dieulafoy
Paul Georges Dieulafoy studied in Paris and received his doctorate there in 1869. He was professor agrégé and Médecin des hôpitaux in Paris, becoming chief of medical services at the Hôtel-Dieu. He worked on numerous topics including typhoid, Bright's disease and appendicitis. He wrote a manual on pathology and was elected president of the French Académie de Médecine in 1910. As a teacher Dieulafoy influenced many graduates.
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