LIMBERG Alexander Aleksandrovich (1894 — 1974) — the Soviet maxillofacial surgeon, the member correspondent of AMH (1945), the honored worker of science of RSFSR (1963), the Winner of the State award USSR (1948).
Ended VMA in 1919. Since 1920 the assistant to department of odontology of the 1st Leningrad medical in-that. In 1924 professor of the 2nd Leningrad medical in-that at the rate of odontology and the same year passes to management of newly created maxillofacial department Leningrad in-that traumatology and orthopedics, the Crimea directed until the end of life. In 1935
A. A. Limberg took active part in the organization of department of maxillofacial surgery in Leningrad in-those improvements of doctors and managed it till 1974; at the same time in 1943 — 1945 the prof. of department of maxillofacial surgery and stomatology Leningrad pediatric in-that, and from 1946 to 1956 the department chair of surgical stomatology Leningrad dental in-that.
A. A. Limberg is an author more than 150 scientific works on maxillofacial surgery and stomatology, including two textbooks on surgical stomatology (together with the prof. P. P. Lvov), 3 monographs, certain heads in 10 managements. For the monograph «Mathematical Fundamentals of Local Plastics on the Surface of a Human Body» it was conferred the State award USSR. A. A. Limberg's works promoted development of theoretical fundamentals of skin plastics. New ways of formation, change and use of pedicle grafts at defects of the person and rhinoplasty, an anchylosis of a temporal and mandibular joint and deformations of a mandible are offered them. A. A. Limberg developed and implemented in practice original ways of bone plastics of a mandible, operational treatment at crevices of a lip and sky. Under its management 45 theses, including 9 doctor's are prepared.
It is awarded by the Orders of Lenin, the Labour Red Banner, Patriotic war of the II degree and medals.
Works: The textbook of surgical stomatology, M. — L., 1938 (sovm, with Lvovy P. P.); Mathematical fundamentals of local plastics on the surface of a human body, L., 1946; Planning of local plastic surgeries on a body surface, L., 1963.
Bibliography: A. A. Limberg, in book: Vopr, stomatol., under the editorship of V. A. Dunayevsky, century 42, page 6, L., 1964; A. A. Limberg (To the 70 anniversary since birth), Stomatology, No. 4, page 108, 1964; Memories of professor Alexander Aleksandrovich Limberg, in the same place, t. 54, No. 3, page 99, 1975.
V. A. Dunayevsky.