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Leon Goldman Archival Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WC-LG-2012

Scope and Content

This collection contains 13 boxes of materials from Goldman's work with lasers and his earlier work on neurosyphilis.

Dates

  • 1911-1986

Creator

Language of Materials

The records are in English

Biography of Leon Goldman

Dr. Leon Goldman, a 1930 graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, pioneered the use of laser medical treatment in the 1960s and performed the first laser surgery in 1966 on a melanoma patient. He went on to found the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery and become the director of the Jewish Hospital Laser Center.

Extent

13 boxes

Overview

This collections contains the professional papers of Dr. Leon Goldman, noted dermatologist and laser surgeon.

Statement of Arrangement

Original order
Title
Guide to the Leon Goldman Archival Collection
Status
Edited Full Draft
Author
Finding aid prepared by Natalie Grieszmer
Date
2016
Language of description
Finding Aid Written In English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Cincinnati, Health Sciences Library, Henry R. Winkler Center for the History of the Health Professions Repository

Contact:
Donald C. Harrison Health Sciences Library
231 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati Ohio 45267-0574
513-558-5120