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Biographical entry Freeman, James (1914 - 2010)

MRCS LRCP 1940; MB BS London 1940; FRCS 1948; DLO 1950.

26 April 1914
25 April 2010
Newton Ferrers, Devon
ENT surgeon


James Freeman was a consultant ENT surgeon in Bristol. He studied medicine at Middlesex Hospital Medical School and qualified in 1940. He gained his FRCS in 1948 and his diploma in laryngology and otology in 1950.

Prior to his consultant appointment, he was a house surgeon at the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital, a resident surgical officer at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, and then a senior registrar at Bristol General Hospital.

He had a daughter, Pamela, and a son, also called James, who is a consultant anaesthetist in Kettering. He died on 25 April 2010, a day before his 96th birthday.

Sarah Gillam

The Royal College of Surgeons of England