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Object Number 2012.001.018
Object Name Article
Title Adrian E. Flatt - Surgeon and Scholar
Scope & Content 1994 article on the life and achievements of Dr. Adrian Flatt in the field of hand surgery.
Dates of Creation 1994
Creator Buckwalter, Joseph
Collection Flatt, Adrian
Subjects Covered Flatt, Adrian
Hand Surgery
Exhibit Label Title Early Pioneers: Adrian E. Flatt, MD
Exhibit Label Text 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.
Associated People Flatt, Adrian
Buckwalter, Joseph
Callaghan, John
Blair, William
Keyword Search Terms Flatt, Adrian
Buckwalter, Joseph
Callaghan, John
Blair, William
Hand Surgery
Early Pioneers