Category Orthopaedics
James Syme (1799–1870) 340

James Syme

James Syme (1799–1870) was a Scottish General Surgeon. The Syme ankle amputation attributed to him was a triumph of conservative surgery in the days where more proximal amputations had much higher mortality rates.
Frederic Jay Cotton (1869 - 1939) 340 2

Frederic Jay Cotton

Frederic Jay Cotton (1869–1939) was an American Orthopedic Surgeon. Eponymously affiliated with the Cotton fracture (trimalleolar fracture) and Cotton-Loader position (hyper-flexed wrist with ulna deviation in closed reduction of distal radius fractures)
Leland Greene Hawkins (1933 – 1991) 340

Leland G Hawkins

Leland Greene Hawkins (1933 - 1991) was an American orthopedic surgeon. Hawkins classification system for talar neck fractures (1970) revolutionized management and helped quantify the risk of progression to avascular necrosis