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Walter Gordon Chisholm PATERSON

MB ChB (NZ) 1927, MRCP (Lond) 1929, MD (NZ) 1931, FRACP 1938

Born Dunedin 4 Jan 1903                  Died Kenepuru Hospital 24 Mar 1999

W Gordon C Paterson

Educated at Otago Boys' High School

"Scholar and linguist, competent in French, some familiarity with Japanese, and happy to read Latin and Greek texts" (J L Adams)

HS / HP, Dunedin Hospital 1927

Postgraduate training in England 1928 - 1929

HP, Queen Alexandra Hospital for Sick Children, Brighton 1928

Attended courses in Medicine at the Maudsley Hospital for Psychological Diseases and at the London Hospital under Dr Donald Hunter.

HP, the Seamen's Hospital, Greenwich 1929

HP, The City of London Hospital for Diseases of the Heart and Lungs, Victoria Park 1929

Resident Physician, Hawera Hospital (under Dr John Cairney) 1930

He returned to England in 1931, and was appointed Registrar, St John's Hospital for Diseases of the Skin.

Also studied dermatology in Paris and Vienna.

photograph courtesy RACP Wellington

Honorary Visiting Physician, Wellington Hospital 1932 - 1940

Honorary Physician, Home of Compassion Hospital and Karitane Hospital.

Visiting Physician, Wellington Hospital 1940 - 30/9/1953

Visiting Medical Officer, VD Clinic 1932 - 1945

Resident Physician, Dargaville Hospital 1957 - 1964

Retired from all practice in 1967

Last updated 29 October 2016.