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George A. Bannayan

Born 1931
Died

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American physician, born December 15, 1931, Jerusalem.

Biography of George A. Bannayan

Born in Jerusalem, George A. Bannayan attended the American University of Beirut, where he graduated in medicine in 1957. He trained in pathology at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, USA and the Memorial Hospital for Cancer and Allied Diseases. He became professor of pathology and head of anatomic pathology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He remained there until 1982 and was subsequently medical director of laboratories at San Antonio Regional Hospital, and the Women's and Children's Hospital. He also maintained a clinical pathology professorship at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. By 2000 George A Bannayan MD is working in pathology and laboratory medicine at the San Antonio Community Hospital.

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