- British physician who gave the first clinical description (1768) of angina pectoris.
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Heberden says that it began in Whitechapel, but does not say where he got the information.A History of Epidemics in Britain (Volume I of II)
You will suggest these things (and they are all that I can call to mind) to Dr. Heberden.
Bring Dr. Heberden with you, if you can; but come yourself at all events.
Haygrath, Morton, Heberden, and Fothergill were the first to employ this method.
A description which may be amplified by saying that Heberden was in a way the first of the modern physicians.St. John's College, Cambridge
Robert Forsyth Scott