Hugh Edward Hailey (1909-1963) 600

Hugh Edward Hailey (1909-1963) was an American dermatologist



  • Born in September 30, 1909 in Hartwell, Georgia
  • Died on January 14, 1963 in Fulton County, Georgia

Medical Eponyms
Hailey-Hailey disease (Familial Benign Chronic Pemphigus)

Key Medical Contributions

Major Publications




Eponymous terms

Cite this article as: Tatiana Ninkov and Mike Cadogan, "Hugh Hailey," In: LITFL - Life in the FastLane, Accessed on March 25, 2023,


the person behind the name

BSc, MD from University of Western Australia. Junior Doctor currently working at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital with an interest in Dermatology and Obstetrics & Gynaecology.

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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