The Consultation Letters of Dr William Cullen (1710-1790) at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh


People [PERS ID:469]

First NameMatthew
Middle Name/Initial(s)
Last NameDobson
Maiden Name
OccupationPhysician and Natural Philosopher
Medical Professional?Medical Professional


Birth (year) 1732
Date of death (year) 1784


At present no additional information available.

Cases that this person appears in:

CountCase IDCase Name
1Case 787Case of Alexander Dirom, who has a urinary tract ailment.
2Case 884Case of an unnamed male patient of Dr Dobson in Liverpool who has diabetes.
3Case 885Case of an unnamed male patient of Dr Dobson's at Liverpool who has a gleet which Cullen considers stems from a very particular form of bladder irritation upon which he theorises.
4Case 886Case of Mr C's son, a child cured of hydrocephalus internus as reported by Dr Dobson of Liverpool.
5Case 1022Case of Mr T. Dickson, an impetuous young man who suffers pains in his face and costiveness and who rides from his home in Liverpool to Cheltenham and on to Bath and then Bristol, and then Harrogate taking the waters in pursuit of health.
6Case 1364Case of Sir Robert Henderson visiting Bath who has a gouty condition and a swollen limb.
7Case 1676Case of Mr Yates whose colic improves after following Cullen's advice.
8Case 2157Case of an unnamed patient, a ten year old boy, treated for stammering.
9Case 2170Case of the Revd. Dr Sharp.
10Case 2173Case of Miss Burke who is diagnosed as having a kidney stone.
11Case 2486Case of an unnamed surgeon of Bath, suspected of having Angina Pectoralis.
12Case 2509Case of "a Gentleman very much affected with the gout and also from venereal accidents affected with the catarrhus vesicae".
13Case 2510Case of 'An Elderly gentleman who has been long podagric' who 'became at length nephritic and discharged many small stones. He became also affected with Stranguary and a great discharge of viscid mucus'.
14Case 2511Case of a "young man recovering from palsy of the bladder".