Physicians of Quebec 1760 – 1800

The doctor is making an incision using a scalpel.

History of Medicine in the Province of Quebec

1760 – 1800

The following database consists of biographical sketches of surgeons, doctors, nurses, and pharmacists who made a difference in the early years of Quebec. Information is gleaned from these books:

Medicale au vieux Trois Rivières  

Visages du vieux Trois Rivières,

Medicine in the Province of Quebec,

Hotel-Dieu de Montreal



along with many biographical sketches, theses, and memoirs.

The database includes numerous authors who wrote about the history of medicine, the doctors involved in military operations in Quebec, the hospitals, and the diseases of the time.

An extensive list of repositories from Canada and France was used in this database.

Medical Instruments

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