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Samuel Henry Harris (1887-1936)

Samuel Henry Harris (Harry) was the son of Hannah Solomon and Henry Harris. He graduated as doctor and surgeon in 1906 and spent a year as a Resident Medical Officer at Sydney Hospital before going into General Practice in the Sydney suburb of Enmore.
He became first Honorary urologist to the newly established department of urology at Lewisham Hospital; the first full-time urological specialist in Australia. Harry published 37 papers on urology and was on the editorial boards of not only The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery but also The British Journal of Surgery.

Surgeons became more skilled in the early 20th Century. Samuel Harris pioneered a new technique for prostate surgery which reduced death rates for the hazardous procedure to less than three per hundred.
Surgeons became more skilled in the early 20th Century. Samuel Harris pioneered a new technique for prostate surgery which reduced death rates for the hazardous procedure to less than three per hundred.

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