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Biographical entry Marchant, Mary Kathleen (1924 - 2003)

MRCS and FRCS 1957; MB BCh Liverpool 1948; LRCP 1957.

18 August 2003
Plastic surgeon


Mary Marchant was a former plastic surgeon in Liverpool. Born in 1924, she qualified in medicine at Liverpool and began her career as a house officer at Smithdown Road Hospital. She trained in surgery and practised in and around Liverpool, before specialising in plastic surgery. She helped set up the first plastic surgery unit in Liverpool at Whiston Hospital. In 1965, she joined a missionary surgery in Uganda, spending four years there, returning to England in 1969 because of ill health. She joined a general medical practice in Penny Lane, Liverpool, and retired in 1983. She died on 18 August 2003.

Sources used to compile this entry: [BMJ 2003 327 685.].

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