Robert Adams (1791 – 1875) was an Irish surgeon.
Three times President of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), Regius Professor of Surgery at the University of Dublin
noted for his contributions to gout and heart disease
- Born 1791
- 1814 – BA, Trinity College, Dublin
- 1815 – Licentiate, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
- 1818 – Elected Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
- 1832 – MA, Trinity College, Dublin
- 1842 – MB, degree in medicine; MD, doctor of medicine
- 1861 – Master of medicine
- 1862 – Regius Professor of Surgery at the University of Dublin; Surgeon in Ordinary to the Queen in Ireland
- Died 13 January 1875 in Dublin
Stokes-Adams syndrome (1827)
Key Medical Contributions
- Adams R. Cases of diseases of the heart accompanied with pathological observations. Dublin Hospital Reports. 1827; 4: 353–453.
- Obituary. Robert Adams MA, MD, MCh, FRCSI. Medical times and gazette 1875; 50(1): 133
- Cameron CA. Robert Adams. History of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. 1886: 395-396
- Stephen L. Adams, Robert. Dictionary of national biography. 1885: 100-101
- Dublin Masters of Clinical Expression: II. Robert Adams (1791-1875). Journal of the Irish College of Physicians and Surgeons 1974; 3: 127-129.
- Wooley CF. Robert Adams–“a Dublin master of clinical expression”. Clin Cardiol. 1996; 19(6): 523-524.
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