William Harvey Dobelle Inventor

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Dr. William Harvey Dobelle made the first functioning bionic eye by a brain implant although limited it’s better than no sight at all. He is also known for the breathing pacemaker which is the only FDA approved device for phrenic nerve pacing. I chose this inventor because I thought it is cool to be able to have the ability to see without your natural eye or eyes. William H. Dobelle is the son of Martin and Lillian Mendelson Dobelle. He was born in Pittsfield Massachusetts, on October twenty-fourth in the year of 1941. William’s grandparents named Henry and Ida had immigrated to the United States from Lithuania. William’s mother was the youngest of ten children born in the politically powerful and super wealthy Mendelsohn family who were the

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