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James Bruce BAIRD

MB ChB (NZ) 1922, FRCS (Eng), DOMS RCP&S (Eng) 1926, DLO RCP&S (Eng) 1927

Born Otautau 21 Nov 1900                        Died Wanganui 26 Feb1985

J B Baird

Educated at Waitaki Boys' High School

HS / HP, Wellington Hospital 1922 - 1923

HS, Central London Thoat, Nose and Ear Hospital 1924 - 1925

HS, and Clinical Assistant, Central London Ophthalmic Hospital 1925 - 1926

HS, Sheffield Royal Infirmary 1926

HS in ENT, Swansea General and Eye Hospital, Wales 1926 - 1927

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, Wellington Hospital 1930 - 1933

 

photograph courtesy Rosemary Worthington

 

Honorary Visiting Eye Ear Nose and Throat Surgeon, Wanganui Hospital 1934 - 1940, (succeeding his father W S Baird in the same role)                                              

Visiting Eye Ear Nose and Throat Surgeon, Wanganui Hospital 1940 - 1964

Visiting Ear Nose and Throat Surgeon, Wanganui Hospital 1964 - 1973

 

 

Last updated 29 October 2016.