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Sir Dominic Corrigan

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Fredrick House, 19 Sth. Fredrick Street, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
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Sir Dominic Corrigan was a physician specialising in diseases of the aorta. He is famous for discovering 'Corrigans Disease', 'Corrigans Pulse' and 'Corrigans Button'. There is a statue of him in the Great Hall, Royal College of Physicians.

Sir Dominic Corrigan was born in Thomas Street in Dublin in 1802. He attended Trinity college, becoming a physician specialising in diseases of the aorta. He is famous for discovering 'Corrigans Disease', 'Corrigans Pulse' and 'Corrigans Button'.

There is a statue of him in the Great Hall, Royal College of Physicians, off Frederick St in Dublin 2. He died in 1880 and is buried in the Crypt of St. Andrews Church on Westland Row.