H. Max Schiebel

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  • Herman Max Schiebel was member of the house staff of Duke Hospital and served as professor of surgery during the early 1930s. He became assistant chief of surgical services for the Office of Civilian Defense, Reserve Unit of the United States Public Health Unit. In the 1940s, Schiebel became chief of surgery at both Lincoln Hospital (for blacks) and Watts Hospital (for whites), serving each in that capacity for 30 years. He also practiced general and thoracic surgery at Duke and Durham Regional hospitals. He was director of surgery at Dorothea Dix Hospital, where surgical residents from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill rotated through his program. He founded and directed the Durham Cancer Detection Center for 10 years.
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  • per00086
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