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Daniel Hale Williams

Born: Jan 18, 1856

Death: Aug 4, 1931

Birthplace: Hollidaysburg

Profession: Surgeon

Nationality: United States

Daniel Hale Williams

Date of Birth : Jan 18, 1856
Date of Death : Aug 4, 1931
Birth Place : Hollidaysburg

Daniel Hale Williams was an African-American general surgeon who, in 1893, performed the second documented successful pericardium surgery to repair a wound. He also founded Provident Hospital, the first non-segregated hospital in the United States.


  • Surgeon
  • Cardiologist
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