James Syme

James Syme (1799–1870)

James Syme (1799–1870) was a Scottish General Surgeon

True ‘General surgeon’

  • Born 7 November 1799
  • Died 1870

Medical Eponyms
Syme amputation (1831) (Extrartikulation nach Syme)
Extrartikulation nach Syme

Major Publications


eponymictionary CTA


the person behind the name

Emergency physician MA (Oxon) MBChB (Edin) FACEM FFSEM with a passion for rugby; medical history; medical education; and informatics. Asynchronous learning #FOAMed evangelist. Co-founder and CTO of Life in the Fast lane | Eponyms | Books | vocortex |

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