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.
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
Hawkins Classification of Talus fractures (1970) 340

Hawkins classification

Hawkins classification: Classification system for talar neck fractures. Hawkins originally described Types I-III in 1970 with Canale and Kelly adding Type IV in 1978