American surgeon, born 1897.
Biography of Robert Elman
In 1937, Robert Elman was named chief of surgery at the Homer G. Phillips Hospital in St. Louis. Elman was a specialist in the open treatment of burns. He was professor of clinical surgery at Washington University, St. Louis.
- R. Elman, I. Arneson, E. A. Graham:
Value of blood amylase estimation in the diagnosis of pancreatic disease: a clinical study. Archives of Surgery, Chicago, 1929, 19: 943.
- Evarts Ambrose Graham (1883-1957) and Robert Elman:
The pathogenesis of the "strawberry" gallbladder.
Archives of Surgery, Chicago, 1932, 24: 14-22.
- Warren H. Cole and Robert Elman:
Textbook of General Surgery.
New York; D. Appleton-Century Company, 1936. 1031 pages.
3rd edition. New York; London : D. Appleton-Century Company, 1941. 1067 pages.
5th edition. New York : Appleton-Century, 1947. 1160 pages.
- R. Elman:
Parenteral alimentation in surgery : with special reference to proteins and amino acids. New York : Hoeber, 1948. 284 pages.
Awarded the quinquennial Samuel D. Gross Prize of the Philadelphia Academy of Surgery for 1945.
- R. Elman:
Surgical Care, a Practical Physiologic Guide. 1951.