William Fetherstone Montgomery
|William Fetherstone Montgomery|
|Cause of death||angina pectoris|
|Resting place||Mount Jerome Cemetery, Dublin|
|Alma mater||Trinity College, Dublin|
|Occupation||Academia (Professor of Midwifery), Obstetrics, Gynecology|
|Employer||College of Physicians|
|Known for||Obstetrics, Gynecology|
Montgomery was born, raised and educated in Dublin, Ireland. He attended medical school at Trinity College, Dublin. After graduating Montgomery was appointed professor of Midwifery at the College of Physicians in Dublin and would later serve two terms as President of the College.
His papers and studies were focused on the breast, in particular changes to the nipple and areola. He was instrumental in establishing the chair of obstetrics at the Irish College of Physicians. He died in 1859 of angina pectoris and buried at Mount Jerome Cemetery in Dublin.