World-renowned surgeon and author Dr. Seymour Schwartz dies

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Dr. Schwartz was born in New York City and made his medical degree from the New York University College of Medicine. He started his surgical residency training program at the University of Rochester (N.Y.) in 1950, completing the residency in 1957 after serving in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He then signed up with the surgical faculty at the University of Rochester and served as chair of surgery at University of Rochester Medical Center from 1987 to 1998.

Dr. Schwartz passed away Aug. 28 at his boys house in St. Louis.

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Seymour Schwartz, MD, a world-renowned cosmetic surgeon and founding editor and co-writer of “Schwartzs Principles of Surgery,” a critical book for medical students, has actually died at age 92, according to The New York Times.

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The textbook supposedly ended up being known as the bible for cosmetic surgeons. McGraw-Hill first released what was ultimately branded “Schwartzs Principles of Surgery” in 1969, and the book is now in its 11th edition.

At different points during his career, Dr. Schwartz acted as president of the Society of Clinical Surgery, president of the American Surgical Association and president of the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Schwartz retired from surgery at age 72, however he continued to teach and compose, the Times reported.

He gained global attention with the publication of the influential textbook he wrote with five other authors, according to the Democrat & & Chronicle.

Dr. Schwartz was born in New York City and made his medical degree from the New York University College of Medicine. He began his surgical residency training program at the University of Rochester (N.Y.) in 1950, completing the residency in 1957 after serving in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He then joined the surgical professors at the University of Rochester and served as chair of surgical treatment at University of Rochester Medical Center from 1987 to 1998.