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At Johns Hopkins, thinking beyond conventional wisdom is the conventional wisdom. It's an outlook that has been ingrained from the beginning, when Johns Hopkins' first surgeon-in-chief, William Halsted, M.D., laid the foundation for surgery in the United States as we know it.
Dr. Halsted was dedicated to skill and technique and made many revolutionary contributions to the field of surgery, including pioneering the first lifesaving surgical treatment for breast cancer and developing new operations for intestinal and stomach diseases, gallstone removal, hernia repair and disorders of the thyroid gland.
Following in Dr. Halsted's footsteps, Hopkins surgeons:
In more recent years, Johns Hopkins surgeons have continued the institution's long tradition of surgical advancements. A few examples:
Learn more about today's innovative surgical procedures available at Johns Hopkins: