Auguste Broca

Auguste Broca (1859 – 1924) was a French orthopaedic surgeon.

  • Born 5 December 1859
  • 1890 – Chirurgien des hôpitaux
  • 1913 – French Faculty of Medicine
  • Professor of operative surgery and topograplhical anatomy.
  • 1919 – Chair of surgery of childreen and orthopaedics.
  • Died 2 October 1924

Medical Eponyms

Major Publications


  • In Memoriam: Professor Auguste Broca. Br Med J. 1924 Nov 8; 2(3332): 879. [PMC2305285]

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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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