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Biographical entry Pearson, John Roy (1927? - 2007)

MB ChB Birmingham 1950; FRCS 1958; FRCS Edin 1958.

10 March 2007
Orthopaedic surgeon


John Roy Pearson was a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Birmingham General Hospital, the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital and Birmingham Accident Hospital. He studied medicine in Birmingham, qualifying MB ChB in 1950.

Prior to his consultant appointments, he was a registrar at the General Hospital, Birmingham, and then a senior registrar at the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital and at Manchester Royal Infirmary.

He was a fellow of the British Orthopaedic Association and held their North America travelling fellowship. He also wrote a textbook Accident surgery and orthopaedics for students (London, Lloyd-Luke Medical Books, 1973).

John Roy Pearson died on 10 March 2007 aged 80. Predeceased by his wife Beryl, he was survived by their three children, Sara, Ian and Kay, and one grandchild.

Sarah Gillam

The Royal College of Surgeons of England