See also:English surgeon, was
See also:born at the
See also:village of
See also:Brooke in Norfolk on the 23rd of
See also:August 1768 . His
See also:father, Dr
See also:Cooper, was a clergyman of the
See also:Church of England; his
See also:mother was the author of several novels . At the age of sixteen he was sent to
See also:London and placed under
See also:Henry Cline (1750–1827), surgeon to St
See also:Thomas's hospital . From the first he devoted himself to the study of anatomy, and had the
See also:privilege of attending the lectures of
See also:Hunter . In 1789 he was appointed demonstrator of anatomy at St Thomas's hospital, where in 1791 he became joint lecturer with Cline in anatomy and surgery, and in 'Soo he was appointed surgeon to
See also:Guy's hospital, on the
See also:death of his
See also:William Cooper . In 1802 he received the
See also:Copley medal for two papers read before the Royal Society of London on the destruction of the membrana tympani; and in 1805 he was elected a
See also:fellow of that society . In the same
See also:year he took an active
See also:part in the formation of the Medico-Chirurgical Society, and published in the first
See also:volume of its Transactions an account of an attempt to tie the
See also:carotid artery for aneurism . In 1804 he brought out the first, and in 1807 the second, part of his
See also:work on hernia, which added' so largely to his reputation that in 1813 his
See also:annual professional income
See also:rose to 21,000 sterling . In the same year he was appointed
See also:professor of
See also:comparative anatomy to the Royal
See also:College of Surgeons and was very popular as a lecturer . In 1817 he performed his famous operation of tying the abdominal aorta for aneurism; and in 182o he removed a wen from the
See also:head of
See also:George IV., and about six months afterwards received a baronetcy, which, as he had no son, was to descend to his
See also:nephew and adopted son, Astley Cooper . He served as
See also:president of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1827 and again in 1836, and he was elected a
See also:vice-president of the Royal Society in 1830 . He died on the 12th of
See also:February 1841 in London, and was interred, by his own
See also:desire, beneath the
See also:chapel of Guy's hospital .
A statue by E . H .
See also:Baily was erected in St Paul's . His chief
See also:works are Anatomy and Surgical Treatment of Hernia (1804—1807); Dislocations and Fractures (1822) ; Lectures on Surgery (1824—1827); Illustrations of Diseases of the
See also:Breast (1829) ; Anatomy of the Thymus Gland (1832); Anatomy of the Breast (184o) . See
See also:Life of
See also:Sir A . Cooper, by B . B . Cooper (1843) .
SAMUEL COOPER (1609-1672)
THOMAS COOPER (1759–1840)
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