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Biographical entry Thomas, William (1840 - 1922)

MRCS Nov 14th 1865; FRCS Dec 9th 1869; LSA 1865; MB Lond 1867.

7 August 1922
Anatomist and General surgeon


Educated at Queen's College, Birmingham, where he was afterwards Hon Pathologist, Demonstrator of Anatomy, and Professor of Anatomy. He was at one time Resident Medical Officer of the Bradford Infirmary and Dispensary, but from about the year 1866 he practised in Bristol Road, and latterly at 56 Newhall Street, Birmingham. He was formerly Senior Surgeon to the Children's Hospital, Birmingham, and Surgeon to the Birmingham and Midland Royal Orthopaedic and Spinal Hospital. He delivered the Ingleby Lecture in 1888, and was at one time President of the Midland Medical Society. Before his retirement, some time after 1919, he was Consulting Surgeon to the Birmingham and Midland Counties Free Hospital for Sick Children and to the Birmingham and Midland Royal Orthopaedic and Spinal Hospital, and Emeritus Professor of Anatomy at Queen's College. He died at 200 Bristol Road on Aug 7th, 1922.

"Some Points in the Operative Treatment of Severe Hare-lip," 8vo, Birmingham, 1893; reprinted from Birmingham Med Rev, 1893, xxxiv, 142.
"On the Treatment of Empyema by Resection of One or More Ribs," 8vo, Birmingham, 1880.
"Some Urinary Troubles in Boys." - Lancet, 1886, ii, 339.

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