Marcus Beck Library: who was Marcus Beck?

Sakula, Alex
December 1985
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Dec1985, Vol. 78 Issue 12, p1047
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the life and works of Marcus Beck, a physician. Beck was born on October 14, 1843 in Isleworth, Middlesex, England. He was educated at Queenwood College, Hampshire, and later at Arthur Abbott's School, Hitchin. It was stated that he became outstandingly successful in his career in surgery. He was appointed Assistant Surgeon at University College Hospital in 1872.


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