Robert Adams

Robert Adams (1791-1875)

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


Biography
  • 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

Medical Eponyms
Stokes-Adams syndrome (1827)

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