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Biographical entry Oliver, Richard Hywel Picton ( - 2010)

MRCS 1948; FRCS 1954; MB BS 1948; MS London 1966; LRCP 1948.

30 March 2010
General surgeon


Richard Oliver was a general surgeon who lived in Anglesey. He qualified MB, BS in 1948 and passed the conjoint diploma the same year. He did his national service as a captain in the RAMC and then proceeded to the fellowship of the College in 1954. After early surgical posts at the Brompton Hospital and University College Hospital he became consultant surgeon to the Caernarvon and Anglesey General Hospital in Bangor.

He was a fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine and a fellow of the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. He died on 30 March 2010.


Spreading peritonitis from acute appendicitis Proc roy soc med 1964
Effects of partial hepatectomy on portal pressure in rats (jointly) Brit j surg1966

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