- LISTON, ROBERT
- a celebrated surgeon, born in Linlithgowshire; studied in Edinburgh and London; was distinguished as an operator; was professor of Clinical Surgery in University College, London, and author of "Elements of Surgery" and "Practical Surgery" (1794-1847).
The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. James Wood. 1907.
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