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Biographical entry Brooman, Peter John Cole (1948 - 2011)

MB ChB Sheffield 1972; FRCS 1977.

16 January 1948
London, UK
4 January 2011
Urological surgeon


Peter Brooman was a consultant urological surgeon at Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport. He was born in London, the son of Edward Brooman, a wholesale newsagent, and Irene Brooman née Ward.

He was educated at Purley Grammar School and then studied medicine at Sheffield University.

He held an orthopaedic house surgeon post at the Royal Hospital, Sheffield, and was a house physician at St George's Hospital, Lincoln. During his training he was influenced by B Crawford, J T Rowling and R H Baker.

He subsequently gained his consultant position as a urological surgeon in Stockport.

Outside medicine, he played table tennis and squash and rode horses.

In 1975 he married Sheila Smith. They had no children. Peter Brooman died on 4 January 2011, aged 62. He was survived by his wife.

Sarah Gillam

The Royal College of Surgeons of England