Mathias Adolph Edward Borck

Birth: 1834, Apr. 18
Death: ?
Occupation: doctor

Associated Counties

  • Baltimore City

Additional Information

  • Dates: 1834-?
    Notes: Born at Hamburg, Gernany, April 18, 1834; son of a German Surgeon. Came to America in 1851 and settled at Baltimore; pupil of Dr. Edward Dwinelle; M.D., University of Maryland, 1863; Acting Assistant Surgeon, U.S.A.; Assistant Surgeon, Tenth Maryland Infantry, 1863, and of the Third Maryland Cavalry, 1864; resigned the latter position on account of ill health, December, 1864; resuming practice at Baltimore; removed to St. Louis, 1870; Professor of Surgical Diseases of Children, College for Medical Practitioners, 1882084; later, Professor of Surgery, College for Medical Practitioners; for many years gave private instruction to graduates at private hospital, practice being exclusively surgical; Surgeon, Wabash Railroad; Chief Surgeon, City Railroad Syndicate; Special Lecturer at Marion-Sims College; he invented the subcutaneous division of capsule in hip joint disease and the ovarian cyst elevator; resides at St. Louis; no children.
    Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Medical Annals of Maryland 1799-1899 Baltimore: The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty for the State of Maryland: 327
  • Dates: 1863
    Notes: M.D., University of Maryland School of Medicine
    Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Historical Sketch of the University of Maryland School of Medicine (1807-1890), with an Introductory Chapter, Notices of the Schools of Law, Arts and Sciences, and Theology, and the Department of Dentistry, and a General Catalog of Medical Alumni Baltimore: Press of Isaac Friedenwald: 165