Arthur Keith

Sir Arthur Keith (1866 – 1955) was a Scottish anatomist, embryologist and physical anthropologist.

  • Born 5 February 1866 in Aberdeen, Scotland
  • MD
  • 1908 – Professor at the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • 1921 – Knighted
  • 1918-1923 Professor of physiology at the Royal Institution of Great Britain
  • 1930-1933 Rector of the University of Aberdeen
  • FRS
  • Died 7 January 1955 in Downe, Kent, England

Medical Eponyms
Node of Keith-Flack (1907)

[aka Keith-Flack node; SA node; sino-atrial node]

Key Medical Contributions

Major Publications




the person behind the name

Associate Professor Curtin Medical School, Curtin University. Emergency physician MA (Oxon) MBChB (Edin) FACEM FFSEM Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital.  Passion for rugby; medical history; medical education; and asynchronous learning #FOAMed evangelist. Co-founder and CTO of Life in the Fast lane | Eponyms | Books | Twitter |

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