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Henry J. Heimlich
Henry Judah Heimlich
February 3, 1920
|Died||December 17, 2016 (aged 96)|
|Education||M.D., Cornell University|
|Known for||Heimlich maneuver|
|Board member of||Heimlich Institute, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine|
|Spouse(s)||Jane Heimlich (née Murray)|
Henry Judah Heimlich (February 3, 1920 – December 17, 2016) was an American thoracic surgeon. He is known as the inventor of the Heimlich maneuver. It is a technique of abdominal thrusts for stopping choking.
- Biography page at the Heimlich Institute
- Henry Heimlich Archival Collection Finding Aid
- Outmaneuvered: How We Busted the Heimlich Medical Frauds by Peter M. Heimlich