Henry Jacques Garrigues
(1831-1912) was an American doctor who is considered to have introduced antiseptic obstetrics
to America. Born in Copenhagen, Denmark, he was graduated from medical school there in 1869. After moving to the United States, he was named obstetric surgeon at the New York Maternity Hospital and physician in the gynecologic department of the German Dispensary (now Lenox Hill Hospital
in New York. He became a fellow of the American Gynecological Society in 1877 and was vice-president in 1897.
- Diagnosis of Ovarian Cysts by Means of the Examination of Their Contents (112 pages, published in 1882 by William Wood of New York).
- Practical Guide in Antiseptic Midwifery in Hospital and Private Practice (Detroit: G.S. Davis, 1886).
- A Textbook of the Science and Art of Obstetrics (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1902).
- Gynecology, Medical and Surgical (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1905).