In 1967, Dr. Joseph E. Murray established Boston's first residency in plastic surgery at The Peter Bent Brigham Hospital. This pamphlet was used as a basic procedure manual for residents.
Published in 1971 in Surgical Clinics of North America, this article, written by Joseph E. Murray , M.D., Lennard T. Swanson, D.M.D., Melvin Cohen, D.M.D., and Mutaz B. Habal, M.D., illustrates the interdisciplinary nature of the diagnosis and treatment involved in craniofacial surgery.
Written by Joseph E. Murray M.D., John B. Mulliken, M.D., Leonard B. Kaben, M.D., and Anthony D. Holmes, M.B.B.S., this is the introduction to a report that discusses the lessons learned by surgeons through twenty years experience in the repair of craniofacial defects.
Born in Brittany, in 1917, Paul Tessier presented the first paper on craniofacial surgery in 1967. Dr. Tessier worked with Dr. Murray at the Craniofacial Clinic in the 1970s and 1980s.
Dr. Murray and Dr. Tessier standing in front of the Plastic Surgery Unit at Children's Hospital, 1977
Dental cast illustrating a cleft palate by Joseph E. Murray