Class of 1889, New York Medical College
Developed surgical procedure for treatment of colon cancer
George Watson Roberts graduated from New York Medical College in 1889 with an M.D. after earning a Ph.B. from the University of Vermont in 1887. Dr. Roberts went on to become an attending gynecologist at Flower Hospital in New York City while holding similar positions at other area hospitals. He was a professor of gynecology and a professor of surgery at New York Medical College. He also was a member of the American Institute of Homeopathy, and the New York State and New York County Homeopathic Medical societies and a non-resident lecturer on Clinical Surgery at the University of Michigan.