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DOANE, Augustus Sidney, physician, born in Boston, 2 April 1808: died on Staten Island, New York, 27 January 1852. He was graduated at Harvard in 1825, studied medicine for two years in Paris, and returned to Boston, but in 1830 settled in New York, where he became a successful practitioner. In 1839 he was appointed professor of physiology in the University of New York, which chair he soon resigned. He was subsequently appointed chief physician of the Marine hospital, practiced again from 1843 till 1850, and was again appointed health officer. He edited "Good's Study of Medicine," translated Maygrier's "Midwifery," Dupuytren's " Surgery," Lugol's " Scrofulous Diseases," Baylis's "Descriptive Anatomy," Blandin's "Topographical Anatomy," Ricord's " Syphilis," Chaussier on "The Arteries," and Scoutetten on "Cholera." He also contributed to "Surgery Illustrated," and to other medical publications. See " Discourse on the Death of Dr. Doane," by E. H. Chapin, D. D. (New York, 1852).
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