|Description||Hart was born on 12th December 1851 in Edinburgh. He graduated M.B., C.M. from the University of Edinburgh in 1877. Specialising in obstetrics and gynaecology, he continued his studies and graduated MD with a gold medal and the Syme Surgical Fellowship for his dissertation on 'The Structural Anatomy of the female pelvic floor'.|
He was Secretary of the Edinburgh Obstetrical Society between 1879 and 1883 and became President in 1890. He was also Librarian to the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. He was an examiner in midwifery in the universities of Edinburgh, Oxford, Birmingham and Liverpool.
Professor Hart wrote nine books and more than 70 papers. Among these were 'Manual of Gynaecology', 'Guide to Midwifery' and 'Some Phases of Evolution'. He contributed an article on 'Hermaphrodism in Man' for 'Encyclopaedia Medica'.
He died on 10th June 1920 in Edinburgh.
Contents: 'Descent of Testes', c1911; 'Ovary of the Rat Kangaroo', c1911; notes taken from William Sanders' lectures on pathology, 1875-1877