Medical and Surgical Eponyms

We have compiled an extensive list of over 10,000 medical and surgical eponyms. Please note that the correct definition of a medical eponym is a person for which a medical term or phase is named (not the medical term as is commonly used)

Hummelsheim procedure (transposition)

Alternative to Jensen procedure for misaligned eyeballs. Split one-half of superior rectus muscle is completely detached and reattached to superior pole of lateral rectus muscle, and split one-half of inferior rectus muscle is completely detached and reattached to inferior pole of lateral rectus muscle.