Henry Heimlich

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Henry J. Heimlich
Born Henry Judah Heimlich
(1920-02-03)February 3, 1920
Wilmington, Delaware
Died December 17, 2016(2016-12-17) (aged 96)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Education M.D., Cornell University
Years active 1943–present
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.[1] It is a technique of abdominal thrusts for stopping choking.[2]

Heimlich, born in Wilmington, Delaware on February 3, 1920. He died from complications from a heart attack in Cincinnati, Ohio, aged 96.

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