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Kenneth REES-THOMAS

MB ChB (NZ) 1934, FRCS (Eng) 1939, FRACS 1948

Born Wellington 1909                                      Died Waikanae 26 Mar 1992

Kenneth Rees-Thomas

Initially trained in pharmacy, but on the advice of E Gordon Anderson, switched to medicine.

HS/HP, Wellington Hospital 1935. Locum GP, Newtown 1936 with part-time appointment in Wellington Hospital Children's Wards.

Went to England 1937. Worked at West London Hospital, Guy's Hospital, and St Peter's Hospital for stone.

Returned to Wellington 1939, joining Alan Tennant in practice in Hataitai, combining general practice with surgery.

Anaesthetic Registrar, Wellington Hospital 1939 - 1940

Assistant General Surgeon, Wellington Hospital 1941 - 1942 and 1945 - 1946

Visiting Surgeon, Wellington Hospital 1948 - 1968

 

 

Obituary:  NZMJ 1992 105:206

 

photograph courtesy NZMJ
Last updated 30 October 2016.