Who was Meyerding?

Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2003 Apr 1;28(7):733-5. doi: 10.1097/01.BRS.0000051927.97973.66.


Henry William Meyerding is best known for his spondylolisthesis classification system, but he achieved much more while working at the Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, during the first half of the 20th century. A brief biography is presented, as well as some personal insights into the character of H. W. Meyerding.

Publication types

  • Biography
  • Historical Article
  • Portrait

MeSH terms

  • History, 20th Century
  • Humans
  • Orthopedics / history*
  • Spinal Fusion / history*
  • Spinal Fusion / methods
  • Spondylolisthesis / classification
  • Spondylolisthesis / history*
  • Surgical Instruments / history
  • United States

Personal name as subject

  • Henry William Meyerding