Dr. James Bridges’ two sons (pictured behind him) are a family practitioner in North Carolina, and an orthopedic surgeon in Miami.
Dr. James Bridges’ two sons (pictured behind him) are a family practitioner in North Carolina, and an orthopedic surgeon in Miami. MARSHA HALPER mhalper@miamiherald.com
Dr. James Bridges’ two sons (pictured behind him) are a family practitioner in North Carolina, and an orthopedic surgeon in Miami. MARSHA HALPER mhalper@miamiherald.com

A medical pioneer, Dr. James Bridges was first black resident at Jackson Memorial

February 16, 2016 12:46 AM

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