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John Anthony JAMES

MB BS (Melb) 1938, FRACS 1947

Born Johannesburg, South Africa 2 Apr 1913                  Died Whangaparaoa 19 Jun 1987

Tony James

Educated at the Melbourne Grammar School, Melbourne University

Initially studied engineering at university before switching to medicine

HS / HP, 1939 - 1940

WW2 service with the Royal Australian Navy 1940 - 1945

Commenced neurosurgery training in Melbourne with Hugh Trumble, and in 1946, moved to Dunedin to work with Murray Falconer

Director, Neurosurgery Unit, Dunedin Hospital, and Senior Lecturer, Otago Medical School 1951 - 1964

Appointed Visiting general Surgeon Wellington Hospital 1964

Foundation Director of the Neurosurgery Unit, Wellington Hospital 1965 - 1977



Obituary: NZMJ 1987 100:469

photograph courtesy NZMJ
Last updated 3 November 2016.