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Biographical entry Simpson, Elisabeth Davis Liken ( - 2012)

BA 1939; MB BCh BAO Dublin 1941; DOMS 1944; FRCS 1952.

31 January 2012
Ophthalmic surgeon


Elizabeth Davis Liken Simpson was an honorary ophthalmic surgeon at St James' Hospital, Balham, St George's Hospital, Tooting, and the South London Hospital for Women and Children.

She qualified MB BCh BAO in Dublin in 1941, and gained the diploma in ophthalmic medicine and surgery in 1944. Prior to her appointments in Balham and Tooting, she was an ophthalmic surgeon at Queen Mary's Hospital for Children in Carshalton. She also served in the RAF as a squadron leader, and was a chief clinical assistant at Moorfields Eye Hospital.

She died on 31 January 2012.

Sarah Gillam

The Royal College of Surgeons of England