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Paul R. Lipscomb Sr., MD 1914-2004
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J Bone Joint Surg Am, 2005 Feb 01;87(2):475-476
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Paul Rogers Lipscomb died in his home on September 3, 2004, following a long illness and complications. Throughout his forty-three-year career in medicine, Paul displayed the admirable qualities of responsibility and patient communication and exemplified the ideals that orthopaedic surgeons strive to live by. He taught his residents and students how to be doctors, not just orthopaedic surgeons.Paul R. Lipscomb was born in Clio, South Carolina, in 1914. After graduating from high school in Clio, he attended Vanderbilt University for one year. He then transferred to the University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina, where he graduated in 1934. He received his medical degree from the Medical College of South Carolina in Charleston in 1938. Already showing his leadership potential, he was vicepresident of his graduating class.
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