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Henry Pancoast Biography| Wiki

Henry Pancoast was an American radiologist after whom a type of lung tumor is named Pancoast tumor. Pancoast was the first professor of radiology in the United States.

Henry Pancoast Age and Birthday

Henry Khunrath Pancoast died at the age of 64, he was born on February 26, 1875, in Philadelphia in the United States. He died on May 20, 1939, in Merion, Pennsylvania. Pancoast celebrated his birthdays on February 26th every year.

Henry Pancoast Education

Pancoast took studies at the Friends Central High School. A few years later, he joined the University of Pennsylvania Medical School, and finally graduated in 1898.

Henry Pancoast Parents| Siblings

He was raised in Philadelphia to prominent Quaker parents. Henry’s father Seth Pancoast was also a doctor, like father like son, Henry followed his father’s footsteps. Not much is known about his mother.

Henry Pancoast Wife| Children

Pancoast kept his personal life private hence information about his love life is still under review. It is therefore not known whether he was married or had any children. Nevertheless, this information will be updated as soon as it is available.

Henry Pancoast Net worth

Pancoast served as a radiologist for more than two decades. With no doubt, he had a great fortune with the bulk of wealth coming from his work as a radiologist. Despite his obvious riches, Pancoast preferred to lead a modest lifestyle. However, the specifics about his assets and liabilities are still under audit making it difficult to establish his actual net worth.

Henry Pancoast Doctor

Pancoast is the first professor of radiology in the United States who died on May 20, 1939, in Merion, Pennsylvania. The reason behind his death is yet disclosed.

Meanwhile, after graduating from medical school, Pancoast got his first job at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, the place he got surgical skills and began surgical training there in 1900.

Three years down the line, he applied for skiagraph other calls it sciography a projection of shadow or picture of an object in perspective with its gradations of light and shade. Indeed, he got the job after the retirement of the previous skiagrapher in 1903. Henry  succeeded professor Charles Lester Leonard (1861-1913) as head of the X-ray department at the University of Pennsylvania medical school

Later on, in 1912, he was appointed as a professor of radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Pancoast goes down to the book history as one of the greatest pioneers in radiology.

Henry Pancoast Book

He exerted a major influence in the development of radiology as a science and developed one of the best undergraduate and postgraduate training courses in the country. Aside from be a radiologist, Henry was also an author, he wrote a well-acclaimed book entitle Electricity: It’s Medical and Surgical Applications, Including Radiotherapy …

Henry Pancoast Facts and Body Measurements

Here are some interesting facts you don’t want to miss about Henry Pancoast

Full Name: Henry Khunrath Pancoast
Age/ How Old?: Died at the age of 64

Date of Birth: February 26, 1875
Place of Birth: Philadelphia, USA

Education‎: University of Pennsylvania
Nationality: American

Father’s Name: Seth Pancoast
Mother’s Name: Not Available

Married?: Not Known
Children/ Kids: Undisclosed

Profession: Radiologist
Net worth: To be updated

Frequently Asked Questions About Henry Pancoast

Who is Henry Pancoast?

Pancoast was an American first professor of radiology in the United States. His major contributions included his collective studies on the healthy chest, the roentgen diagnosis of intracranial disease, and his studies on silicosis and pneumoconiosis. Besides, he exerted a major influence in the development of radiology as a science, and developed one of the best undergraduate and postgraduate training courses in the country

How old was Henry Pancoast?

Pancoast died at the age of 64.

Was  Henry Pancoast married?

As mention before, Pancoast lived a very private life mostly when cames to his personal life. He never mentioned any about his wife, therefore it is not whether he was married or had any children. Nevertheless, we shall give the details about his wife and children in due time.

How much was Henry Pancoast worth?

Pancoast never revealed his actual net worth or how much he owns. Nonetheless, we will update this section when we get and verify information about the wealth and properties under his name.

Where did Pancoast live?

He used to live in Merion, Pennsylvania

Is Pancoast dead or alive?

Henry died on May 20, 1939, in Merion, Pennsylvania, USA. He died at the age of 64.