Donald Walter Gordon Murray

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Donald Walter Gordon Murray
Born (1894-05-29)May 29, 1894
Died January 7, 1976(1976-01-07) (aged 81)
Fields Cardiac surgery
Alma mater University of Toronto
Notable awards Gairdner Foundation International Award (1964)
Order of Canada

Donald Walter Gordon Murray, CC (May 29, 1894 – January 7, 1976), also known as "Gordon Murray", was a Canadian cardiac surgeon.

Born in Ontario, he enrolled at the University of Toronto to study medicine in 1914. During World War I, he enlisted as an artilleryman and rose to the rank of sergeant. After the war, he graduated in 1921. In 1927, he started work at the Toronto General Hospital.

In 1967, he was made a Companion of the Order of Canada "for his contribution to the development of new surgical procedures and achievements in the field of medical research".[1]

References[edit]

  • Surgical limits: the life of Gordon Murray by Shelley McKellar (ISBN 0-8020-3739-9)