|Title||Recommendation letters for Dr. Adrian Flatt|
|Scope & Content||Three letters of recommendation from British hospitals for Dr. Adrian Flatt.|
|Dates of Creation||June 22 - July 15, 1948|
|Subjects Covered||Flatt, Adrian|
|Exhibit Label Title||Early Pioneers: Adrian E. Flatt, MD|
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A native of England, Adrian E. Flatt, MD came to the United States in 1954. Dr. Flatt served as consultant in hand surgery to several organizations and individuals, including the United States Air Force and the United States Space Program.
Dr. Flatt was professor of anatomy and hand surgery at the University of Iowa for 22 years, and taught hand surgery at Yale University School of Medicine for three years before moving to Dallas in 1982. Dr. Flatt began in 1962, as a hobby, casting and bronze-coating hands of well-known individuals in various professions. Since his retirement in 1992, Dr. Flatt continues to teach anatomy and hand surgery to medical students in the residency program at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas. In 1992, Dr. Flatt was elected as a Pioneer of Hand Surgery by the International Association of Hand Surgeons.
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