Brinton, Sherman S., M.D.

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Identifier BrintonSS
Title Brinton, Sherman S., M.D.
Subject Portraits; Physicians; Ophthalmology; Utah
Description Dr. Sherman S. Brinton, 1917-2003, was an eye physician and surgeon known for his compassion, kindness and thoroughness in caring for his patients. With his wife, Bonna, at his side, he balanced well the priorities of medicine, family, and faith. He received his B.A. and two-year certificate in Medicine from the University of Utah and his M.D. degree from the University of Maryland. He served as a U.S. Army medical officer in Europe during World War II. Dr. Brinton was one of the first board-certified ophthalmologists in Utah and performed one of the first corneal transplants in the state. His distinguished medical practice spanned almost 40 years. He was President of the Utah Ophthalmology Society and served on the clinical faculty at the University of Utah School of Medicine, of which his four sons are graduates. They, along with a daughter-in-law and several grandchildren, continue his extraordinary medical legacy. Dr Briton died in 2003. This portrait is located on the upper level of the Eccles Health Sciences Library on the north wall of alcove next to the video monitor.
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Type Image
Format image/jpeg
Relation History of the Health Sciences Collection, University of Utah
Rights Management Copyright © 2011, University of Utah, All Rights Reserved
Holding Institution Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
ARK ark:/87278/s6jx1q53
Setname ehsl_hhs
Date Created 2011-05-26
Date Modified 2019-09-04
ID 1036118
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6jx1q53
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