Author: Karen Redmond

“Thank You” to Dr. Cowen and our Physicians on National Doctors’ Day

National Doctors’ Day was created to recognize the contributions of physicians to individuals and communities. This date marks the anniversary of the first use of general anesthesia in surgery. On March 30, 1842, in Jefferson, Georgia, Dr. Crawford Long used sulfuric ether to anesthetize a patient and painlessly excised a tumor from his neck.