SABINE, THOMAS T., New York city,
graduated from the coll. of plus, and surg., New York, in 1864, and
is adjunct prof, of anat. in that institution. He is a member of the
New York med. and surg. soc. ; of the New York acad. of med. ; of
the Medical Journal asso. of the city of New York; of the Roman med.
soc. ; of the med. soc. of the county of New York, of which he is
one of the board of censors. He is a member of the med. council of
the colored home for the aged and indigent, New York ; attending
surg. at St. Luke's hosp. ; attending surg. at the New York
orthopœdic dispensary and hosp.
Thomas T. Sabine, the distinguished surgeon, son of Dr.
Gustavos A. Sabine, who survives him,
died August 23d, having been ill for some time with a complication
of diseases. He was graduated from the College of Physicians and
Surgeons, New York, in 1864, and in
1879 was appointed Professor of Anatomy in the College. For a number
of years he was attending surgeon to Bellevue Hospital, St. Luke's
Hospital, the New York Orthopedic Dispensary and Hospital, and other
institutions, and he was highly esteemed for his many genial
qualities no less than for his marked professional ability and rare
skill as an operator.
SABINE, M. D.,
But few of the noted medical men who have passed away within
the past year have been more universally regretted than Professor
Thomas T. Sabine of this city.
Although an invalid for nearly the whole period of his professional
life, he proved how much faithful and arduous work could be
accomplished under trying circumstances of physical disability. No
one can appreciate such a trial more thoroughly than the medical man
himself, who is convinced that his disease is incurable and that he
must stubbornly work his way without hope. There is no heroism
superior to this. Dr. Sabine bravely
faced such an issue, and kept busily engaged in his beloved pursuit
until the inevitable came and the galling harness dropped with him.
Born and educated in this city, he graduated from the College of
Surgeons in 1864, after which he
served in the house staff of the New York Hospital. At the
completion of his term in that institution he was attacked with
pulmonary hemorrhage, which laid the foundation of his life-long
invalidism. With a power of endurance and indomitableness of will
strangely at variance with his slender frame and bodily weakness, he
accepted and filled the onerous positions of hospital surgeon at
Bellevue and St. Luke's Hospitals, and also the chair of anatomy in
the College of Physicians and