Category Eponym
Alexander Wood (1817 – 1884) 340

Alexander Wood

Alexander Wood (1817 – 1884) was a Scottish physician. Credited with being the inventor of the first hypodermic needle (1853), taking the 'sting of the bee' as his model
Francis Rynd (1801 – 1861) 340 1

Francis Rynd

Francis Rynd (1801 – 1861) was an Irish physician. Arguably the inventor of the hypodermic needle, performing and recording the results of the first hypodermic injection on June 3rd 1844.
Edmond ‘Ted’ Eger II (1930 – 2017) 340

Edmond I Eger II

Edmond 'Ted' Eger II (1930 – 2017) was an American anesthesiologist. Minimal alveolar concentration (MAC)
Philip Raikes Bromage (1920 – 2013) 340 1

Philip Raikes Bromage

Philip Raikes Bromage (1920 – 2013) was a British anaesthetist. Best known for popularizing epidural analgesia/anesthesia and his textbook Epidural Analgesia
John H. Blease (1906 – 1985) 340

John Blease

Biography Born 1906, Moreton, Wirral UK Butcher assistant, clock repairer, tractor mechanic and finally set up car maintenance garage with his younger brother 1985 – Honorary Member of Liverpool Society of Anaesthetists Died 1985 Medical Eponyms Alfo-Blease anaesthetic machine Blease…
Sidney Yankauer (1872–1932) 340

Sidney Yankauer

Sidney Yankauer (1872–1932) was an American otolaryngologist. Eponymously affiliated with the Yankauer suction tip
René Le Fort (1869 – 1951) 340

René Le Fort

René Le Fort (1869 – 1951) was a French surgeon. Le Fort classified facial fractures in 1900 and published in 1901
Sir Charles Bell (1774-1842) 340

Sir Charles Bell

Sir Charles Bell (1774 – 1842) was an Scottish anatomist, physiologist, neurologist and surgeon. Eponymously affiliated with Bell's palsy