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Richard Thomas ALDRIDGE

MB ChB (NZ) 1953, FRCS (Edin) 1958, FRCS (Eng) 1959, FRACS 1961

Born Auckland 18 Jun 1930                          Died Wellington 27 Jul 1999

Dick Aldridge

Educated at Palmerston North Boys' High School, Victoria and Otago Universities

HS / HP, Wellington Hospital 1954 - 1955

RMO, Stratford Hospital 1956

Orthopaedic Registrar, Wellington Hospital 1956 - 1957

Surgical Registrar, Wellington Hospital 1957

Surgical Registrar, Hastings Hospital 1958

Surgical Registrar, Barnet General Hospital 1959

Surgical Registra,r University College Hospital, London 1960

Senior Admitting and Casualty Medical Officer, Wellington Hospital 30/9/1960-1961

Surgical Tutor, Wellington Hospital 1962-63

Whole-time Surgeon (general and paediatric), Wellington Hospital 1964-1969.

Three months study-leave at the Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne in 1967

Pioneer work in surgery for Hirschprung's Disease

Visiting Surgeon, Wellington Hospital1968-1989

Obituary: NZMJ 2000 113:21

photograph courtesy Joan Aldridge
Last updated 30 October 2016.