Joseph Leonard DIMOND

MB ChB (NZ) 1930, FRCS (Edin) 1937

Born Waikato 1 Jul 1898                             Died Wellington 7 Feb 1977

Len Dimond

ENT Surgeon in Maidstone, Kent for 5 years

WW2 service with the RAMC, initially as an Otologist, then at the Porton Experimental Station.

He was then sent to India, where he made the original observation that temporary nerve deafness was an early sign in troops afflicted with scrub typhus.

He returned to Wellington after the war

Visiting Ear Nose and Throat Surgeon, Wellington Hospital 1946 - 1968


Obituary: NZMJ 1977 85:341



photograph courtesy NZMJ
Last updated 30 October 2016.