John Wellesley Evan RAINE  OBE

MB ChB (NZ) 1941, FRCS (Eng) 1948, FRACS 1949, PRACS 1974-75, FNZMA

Born Wellington 12 Mar 1919                               Died Wellington 12 Jul 2006

Evan Raine

Educated at Scots College, Victoria & Otago University

HS / HP, Wellington Hospital 1942 - 1943

WW2 service with the RNZAF in Guadacanal and Bourgainville 1943 - 1945

Orthopaedic Registrar, Wellington Hospital 1945 - 1946

Dominion Student registrar, Guy's Hospital, London 1947 - 1948. Mentors were Hedley Atkins (later Sir Hedley, PRCS), Grant Massie, Sammy Wass, and Lord Brock.

During this time, completed a course at St Marks Hospital, studying with Drs Gabriel and Norton Morgan.

Resident Surgeon, Barnett General Hospital 1949, when he was responsible for all acute surgery and fractures.

Visiting Surgeon, Wellington Hospital 1950 - 1980. Initially junior to Rolland O'Regan, and often worked with Eardley Button, assisting with early thoracic surgery.

Honorary Postgraduate Tutor in Surgery, Wellington Hospital, for 20 years.



photograph courtesy Evan Raine
Last updated 30 October 2016.