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Biographical entry Maurice, David Greatrex (1919? - 2006)

MRCS LRCP 1943; MB BS London 1945; FRCS 1952.

24 October 2006
Plastic surgeon


David Greatrex Maurice was a consultant plastic surgeon at the regional plastic surgery unit in the Newcastle and Hartlepool Hospitals Group and then at Sharoe Green Hospital, Preston. He studied medicine at St Mary's Hospital Medical School, London, and qualified with the conjoint diploma in 1943. He gained his MB BS in 1945 and his FRCS in 1952. He was a senior registrar at the regional plastic surgery unit, Newcastle, before he was appointed to his consultant post. He wrote articles on clip lip and palate, and repair of pharyngocutaneous fistula.

David Greatrex Maurice died on 20 October 2006. He was 86. He was survived by his wife Cynthia, children and grandchildren.

Sarah Gillam

The Royal College of Surgeons of England