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Surgeons appointed by Spanish royalty contributed to development of oldest U.S. city: St. Augustine, FL

Figure 1. Juan Ponce de León, Florida conquistador and first documented surgical patient for an operation to remove a lodged arrow from his groin (public domain image)


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