Granville Sharp Pattison (1791-1851): Scottish anatomist and surgeon with a propensity for conflict.Acta Med Hist Adriat. 2015; 13(2):405-14.AM
Granville Sharp Pattison was a Scottish anatomist and surgeon who also taught in the United States. This character from the history of anatomy lived a very colourful life. As many are unaware of Pattison, the present review of his life, contributions, and controversies seemed appropriate. Although Pattison was known to be a good anatomist, he will be remembered for his association with a propensity for conflict both in Europe and the United States.