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Biographical entry Potter, Henry Percy (1855 - 1917)

MRCS April 20th 1875; FRCS Dec 12th 1878; LSA 1875; MD Durham 1893; DPH Cantab 1881.

Born
1855
Died
9 April 1917
Occupation
General surgeon

Details

Educated at St Thomas's Hospital, where he was House Surgeon, House Physician, Resident Accoucheur, and Surgical Registrar, having whilst a student gained the Cheselden Medal and the Grainger Prize. He also studied in Paris, and for thirty-seven years from 1880 he was Medical Superintendent of the Kensington Infirmary, until his death from septicaemia, following infection of his hand at an operation, on April 9th, 1917.

Publications:
Potter published a number of medical papers, and was also author of The Natural History of the Voyage of the 'Sunbeam', RYS, 1875-6. The 'Voyage' itself was written by Lady Brassey.

The Royal College of Surgeons of England