Gordon Morgan Holmes

Sir Gordon Morgan Holmes (1876 – 1965) was an Irish neurologist.

The works of Gordon Holmes are often cited as having a foundational influence on our understanding of the clinical symptoms and signs of cerebellar lesions


  • Born 1876
  • Died 1965

Medical Eponyms

  • Holmes-Adie pupil (1931)
  • Head-Holmes syndrome (1911) Sensory changes produced by lesions of the cerebral cortex and other parts of the brain.

Major Publications


BA MA (Oxon) MBChB (Edin) FACEM FFSEM. Emergency physician, 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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