Surgical unit, Bangor General Hospital, 1899

Contributed by Eastern Maine Medical Center


Surgical services were part of Bangor General Hospital's care from the day it opened on June 7, 1892 on State Street in Bangor.

Among those pictured here in 1899 in its first surgical unit are Dr. William C. Mason (fourth from left) and Dr. William H. Simmons (first from right). Dr. Mason and Dr. Simmons were among the first five physicians and surgeons who constituted the visiting staff and managing board of Bangor General Hospital which later became Eastern Maine Gerneral Hospital and is now known as Eastern Maine Medical Center which is a member of Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems.

The other three founding physicians were Walter L. Hunt, MD, Everett T. Nealey, MD, and William E. Baxter, MD.

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  • Title: Surgical unit, Bangor General Hospital, 1899
  • Creation Date: 1899
  • Subject Date: 1899
  • Town: Bangor
  • County: Penobscot
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Object Type: Image

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489 State Street, PO Box 404, Bangor, ME 04401-0404
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