John Wellesley Evan RAINE OBE
MB ChB (NZ), FRCS (Eng), FRACS, FNZMA
Born Wellington 12/3/1919 Died Wellington 12/7/2006
Educated at Scots College, Victoria & Otago University
MB ChB (NZ) 1941, FRCS (Eng) 1948, FRACS 1949, PRACS 1974-75, FNZMA
HS / HP, Wellington Hospital 1942 - 1943
Dominion Student registrar, Guy's Hospital, London 1947 - 1948. Mentors were Hedley Atkins (later
Sir Hedley, PRCS), Grant Massie, Sammy Wass, and Lord Brock.
Visiting Surgeon, Wellington Hospital 1950 - 1980. Initially junior to Rolland O'Regan, and often worked with Eardley Button, assisting with early thoracic surgery.
Honorary Postgraduate Tutor in Surgery, Wellington Hospital, for 20 years.