Roderick Graeme Stuart FERGUSON

MB ChB (NZ) 1939, DO (Oxon), DOMS (Eng)

Born 1916                                              Died Auckland 14 May 1969

Roderick Ferguson

Educated at Christ's College, Christchurch

HS/HP, Auckland Hospital 1940/41

WW2 service with the NZMC in the Pacific

On discharge from the Army, he was appointed to the Eye, ENT Department, Auckland Hospital

Postgraduate study at the Oxford Eye Hospital, working under Professor Ida Mann

Returned for a short time to Auckland

Moved to Wellington joining in practice Walter Hope-Robertson in 1949

Visiting Ophthalmic Surgeon, Wellington Hospital 1950 - 1966

Honorary Visiting Ophthalmic Surgeon, Home of Compassion Hospital, Calvary and Karitane Hospitals

Ophthalmic Advisor, Health Department 1954 - 1966

When poor health intervened, he moved back to Auckland, undertaking P/T private practice and running Eye OP clinics at Auckland Hospital

photograph courtesy Ophthalmology Department archives

Obituary: NZMJ 1969 70:199

Transactions of the Ophthalmology Society of NZ  1971 23:77

Last updated 30 October 2016.