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Biographical entry Goldberg, Hanns-Martin (1913 - 2008)

MRCS 1938; FRCS 1941; MB BS London 1938; LRCP 1938.

14 June 1913
Sohrau, Germany
31 July 2008
General surgeon


Hanns-Martin Goldberg was a consultant surgeon in Manchester. He was born in Sohrau, Germany, on 14 June 1913, and educated in Berlin and Heidelberg, where he received the early part of his medical training. With the coming of Hitler, he went to London where, thanks to University College, he was able to complete his training. He qualified in 1938.

After junior posts, he passed the FRCS and joined the RAMC, where he gained considerable surgical experience.

After the war, he returned to complete his surgical training in Manchester at the Manchester Jewish Hospital, Booth Hall Hospital for Children and the North Manchester University Hospital, where he became a consultant.

Predeceased by his wife, he died from pneumonia on 31 July 2008. He left three children and four grandchildren.

Sources used to compile this entry: [BMJ 2009 338 141].

The Royal College of Surgeons of England