James Bruce BAIRD
MB ChB (NZ), FRCS (Eng), DOMS RCP&S (Eng), DLO RCP&S (Eng)
Born Otautau 21/11/1900 Died Wanganui 26/2/1985
Educated at Waitaki Boys' High School
MB ChB (NZ) 1922, FRCS (Eng), DOMS RCP&S (Eng) 1926, DLO RCP&S (Eng) 1927
HS / HP, Wellington Hospital 1922 - 1923
HS, Central London Thoat, Nose and Ear Hospital 1924 - 1925
Ophthalmic Surgeon, United Free Church Mission, Bamdah, India 1927 - 1928. Here he performed 2,000 eye operations, of which 1,300 were for cataract.
Returned to NZ in 1929, setting up ophthalmology and otorhinolaryngology practice in Wellington
Honorary Visiting Eye Ear Nose and Throat Surgeon, Wanganui Hospital 1934 - 1940,
(succeeding his father W S Baird in the same role)
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