Louis Hamman

Louis Virgil Hamman (1877 – 1946) was an American physician.

  • Born December 21
  • 1895 – BA, Rock Hill College in Ellicott City, Maryland
  • 1901 – MD, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
  • Died

Medical Eponyms

Hamman-Rich syndrome (1933)

With Arnold R Rich

Hamman syndrome (1939)

Major Publications



the person behind the name

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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