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Russell John WORTH  OStJ  ONZM

MPS 1959, MB ChB (Otago) 1965 (Distinction in Pharmacology and Therapeutics), FRCS (Edin) 1973, FRACS 1973, Dip Av Med (Otago) 1990

Born Auckland 22 Sep 1938

Russell Worth

Educated at Matamata College

Pharmacy apprentice 1956 - 1959

HS / HP, Waikato Hospital 1966

Surgical Registrar, Waikato Hospital 1967 - 1968

Neurosurgical Registrar, Wellington Hospital 1969 - 1971

Neurosurgical Registrar, Hull Royal Infirmary 1972 - 1973

Senior Neurosurgical Registrar, Royal Adelaide Childrens Hospital 1973

Senior Neurosurgical Registrar, Wellington Hospital 1974 - 1975

Neurosurgeon, Wellington Hospital 1976 - 1995

Director of Trauma Services, Wellington Hospital 1995 - 1996

Co-founder of Capital Helicopter Trust 1976. This evolved into the Life Flight Trust Air Ambulance Service. Chairman (10yrs), Medical Director (17yrs), Life Member 1986

 

photograph courtesy Russell Worth
Last updated 30 October 2016.