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Sir Alexander GILLIES Kt

MB ChB (Edin) 1923, LRCP&S (Edin) 1923, LRCP&S (Glas) 1923, DMRE (Liverpool) 1925, FRCS (Edin) 11926, FRACS 1932, MCh (Liverpool) 1936, Fellow Mayo Clinic

Born Dunedin 26 Sep 1891                             Died Wellington 19 Feb 1982

Si Alexander Gillies

Educated at Otago Boys' High School, Otago University

NZEF in Middle East 1916 - early 1919

Postgraduate experience at the Shropshire Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry, and at the Royal Southern Hospital, Liverpool, in both places under Sir Robert Jones.

Studied at the Mayo Clinic 1927, and at the Lockwood Clinic, Toronto 1928 - 1929

Orthopaedic Surgeon, Wellington Hospital 1929 - 1950

Resident Commissioner, British Red Cross Society and the Order of St John of Jerusalem, London 1940 - 1941

Instrumental in the founding of the NZ Crippled Children Society, the NZ Association of Health, Physical Education and Health, and the NZ Orthopaedic Association.

 

Obituary: NZMJ 1982 95:359

 

 

 

photograph courtesy Alexander Turnbull Library
Last updated 29 October 2016.