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Frederick Treves (II) (1853–1923)

Frederick Treves was a famous pioneer in abdominal surgery. Today he is mostly remembered as the physician to the Elephant Man. On May 4, 1901, Treves was knighted by King Edward VII on whom he had performed an appendicectomy. See full bio »

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 1980 The Elephant Man (book "The Elephant Man and Other Reminiscences" - as Sir Frederick Treves)

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