William E Herbert

MB ChB (Edin) 1899, MD (Edin) 1902, FRCS (Edin) 1902, FRACS, Hon FACS

Born Lawrence, Otago, 1872                           Died Wellington 31 Oct 1933

W E Herbert

Educated at Otago Boys High School, Otago and Edinburgh Universities

House Surgeon in Liverpool, under the influence of Sir Robert Jones

Commenced private practice in Wellington in partnership with Dr Albert Martin.

Honorary Physician, Wellington Hospital 1906 - 1912

After visits to the United States, he resolved to build a private hospital in Wellington, and this lead to the building of Bowen Hospital which opened in 1912. He ran this with Dr Henry Hardwick-Smith.

Honorary Surgeon, Wellington Hospital 1912 - 1925


photograph courtesy NZMJ

Obituary: NZMJ 1933 32:366

Last updated 2 June 2022.