- Eponymously affiliated with Moore’s fracture of the distal radius
- Born 1814 Rahway, New Jersey
- 1838 – MD from University of Pennsylvania
- 1856-1882 Professor of surgery at University of Buffalo
- 1884 – President of the American Surgical Association
- 1890 – President of the American Medical Association
- Died 1902
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- More about medical contributions
- Moore’s fracture – fracture of the lower end of the radius with dislocation of the head of the ulna and entrapment of the ulna styloid process under the annular ligaments.
- Moore EM. A luxation of the ulna not hitherto described, with a plan of reduction and mode of after treatment; including the management of Colles’ fracture. 12pp. Albany Weed & Parsons, 1872.
- Moore EM. Treatment of the clavicle when fractured or dislocated. 2 pp., 1 pl. 8°. [Rochester, N. Y., 1870.] Repr.from: Tr. M. Soc. N. T., Albany, 1870.
- Any gossip
- Rutkow IM. History of Surgery in the United States, 1775-1900, Vol. II Jeremy Norman Co 1992
- Hayes CD. Edward Mott Moore, Nineteenth Century Medical Student. University of Rochester Library Bulletin: Volume XIX · Autumn 1963 · Number 1[Full Text]
- Obituary. Edward Mott Moore, M.D. Boston Med Surg J 1902; 146:297 [Full Text]
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