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Biographical entry Percival, Hubert George (1938 - 2011?)

MRCS 1962; FRCS 1976; BSc (physiol) Birmingham 1959; MB ChB1962; MPhil Reading 1974; LRCP 1962.

13 May 1938
Cardiothoracic surgeon


Hubert Percival was a cardiothoracic surgeon. He was born on 13 May 1938 and studied medicine at Birmingham University. An early post was as registrar at Northwick Park Hospital and Clinical Research Centre, Harrow and he also lectured in physiology at the Sherrington School of Physiology, St Thomas's Hospital. Moving to Leicester he became cardiothoracic surgeon to Groby Road Hospital. He published papers on gastric acid secretion, the measurement of peripheral blood flow and antibiotic prophylaxis in cardiac surgery.

He is thought to have died in 2011.

Tina Craig

The Royal College of Surgeons of England