Bradley, Richard V.

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Richard V. Bradley, son of Rachel Ida Mayo Bradley and Frank R. Bradley, earned his M.D. in the Washington University School of Medicine class of 1952. Dick Bradley interned at Barnes Hospital and completed his residency in general surgery at Barnes Hospital. Later he was fellow in surgery and chief resident at Veterans Hospital in St. Louis (1958) .

He then practiced in St. Louis as a general surgeon until he retired in 1990. He served on the staffs of Barnes (1957-) and Children's Hospital. He joined the academic staff of the School of Medicine in 1968 as an instructor in surgery and became assistant professor of clinical surgery in 1974, He participated in Missouri state medical associations serving as president of Barnes Hospital Society, the Missouri State Medical Association (1974-1975) and the St. Louis Medical Society (1974). He was elected in 1982-1983 a member of the Executive Faculty of Washington University School of Medicine. He was elected by the school's part-time faculty to serve on the council, the schools governing body at that time. Dr. Richard Bradley helped found MOMEDCO or Missouri Medical Insurance Co., a physician owned professional liability insurance company. Dr. Bradley, as its president, weighed in on the rising cost of medical insurance for gynecologists, obstetricians and other surgical specialties in the St. Louis print media n 1987-1988.


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Bradley, Frank R. (1900-1973)

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  1. Richard Vernon Bradley, M.D. Published in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Jan. 11, 2017
  2. American Medical Directory, 1958, page 867, column 3 (Bradley, Richard V, B '26)
  3. Barnes Hospital Bulletin, February 1974, RG009-S12-ss02-V28-N02-1974-02 Digital Commons@ Becker:
  4. Bradley serves on executive faculty, July 11, 1983, Press Releases: Washington University in St. Louis Medical News, Richard V. Bradley Vertical File, VF00850-B28-F00850-i02, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.(Richard V. Bradley, M.D.)
  5. Clippings, 1987-1988, Richard V. Bradley Vertical File, VF00850-B28-F00850-i01, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University in St. Louis. (Richard V. Bradley, M.D., Dr. Richard Bradley)
  6. Clayton Doctor Finally gets his due (with photo of Dr. Richard V. Bradley), by Joan Little, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 11 June 1993, Richard V. Bradley Vertical File, VF00850-B28-F00850-i02, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University in St. Louis (Dr. Richard V. Bradley)
  7. Outlook, Winter 1974, page 15, (Richard V. Bradley, '52)
  8. Outlook, Spring,1969, page 30-31, photo, (Richard V. Bradley, '52)
  9. Outlook, Spring,1969, page 27, (Richard V. Bradley, '52)

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