Lives of the fellows

John Brisbane

b.? d.?
MD Edin(1750) LRCP(1766)

John Brisbane, M.D. — A Scotchman, and a doctor of medicine of Edinburgh of 1750 (D.M.I. de iis quæ Medico ad artem bene exercendam adesse debent), was admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians 24th March, 1766. He was elected physician to the Middlesex hospital 4th May, 1758. In February, 1772, he obtained leave of absence from the hospital for three months — this in April was extended to a further period of six months, and in November to the 1st June, 1773. Failing then to return, the office of physician was declared vacant. Dr. Brisbane’s name disappears from the College list in 1776. He was the author of —

Select Cases in the Practice of Medicine. 8vo. Lond. 1762.
Anatomy of Painting; or, a Short and Easy Introduction to Anatomy, &c., &c. To which are added, the Anatomy of Celsus, with notes, and the Physiology of Cicero. Folio. Lond. 1769.

William Munk

(Volume II, page 274)

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