Henry Heimlich

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Henry J. Heimlich
Born Henry Judah Heimlich
February 3, 1920 (1920-02-03) (age 94)
Wilmington, Delaware
Ethnicity Jewish
Education M.D., Cornell University
Years active 1943–present
Known for Heimlich maneuver
Board member of Heimlich Institute, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
Spouse Jane Heimlich (née Murray)

Henry Judah Heimlich (born February 3, 1920) is an American thoracic surgeon. He is known as the inventor of the Heimlich maneuver.[1] It is a technique of abdominal thrusts for stopping choking.[2]

Heimlich, born in Wilmington, Delaware on February 3, 1920.

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