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Juan Bautista Montoya y Flórez

Juan Bautista Montoya y Flórez, Colombian physician and surgeon (Titiribí, Antioquia Department 21 April 1867 – Medellín 19 March 1937)
 
ACHIEVEMENTS
 
MEDICINE 

 
First described tinea nigra (1898) 


Authored Recherches sur les carates de Colombie (1898), isolating some fungi that cause carate or pinta

 
Authored Contribución al studio de la lepra (1910) with great repercussion
 
Developed Montoya y Flórez staining for differentiating gonococci
 
Described 2 filarial species

First to use adrenaline in cardiac failure
 
SURGERY (DEVELOPED)
 

A procedure of hystero-colpo-perineorrhaphy

Un Nuevo procedimento de histero-colpo-perineorrafia para la curación radical de La prolapso inveterado. Anal. Acad. Med. Medellín 10:84, 1902 
 

A new technique for correction of hydrocele

Dislocación testicular. Nueva operación para el hidrocele simple. Rev. Clin. Fac. Med. U. Antioquia 310-3, 1922
 
A method for surgical treatment of genital prolapse (1928)

A method of gastric resection

Modified many surgical procedures such as perineal reconstitution

  

Montoya y Flórez special scissors
 
 

HONORS

Montoyella Castellani & Chalmers 1907 (Fungi)