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Biographical entry Masina, Hormasji Manekji (1863 - 1946)

MRCS and FRCS 9 June 1898.

Born
1863
Died
19 September 1946
Bombay, India
Occupation
General surgeon

Details

Masina was a prominent member of the Parsi community at Bombay. He founded in 1907 the Masina Hospital, Victoria Road, Bombay 27, which he conducted in the most up-to-date methods, and was always happy to welcome British surgeons there. He died in his own hospital on 19 September 1946, aged 83, survived by his three sons Marek, Feerose, and Ardeshir and his daughter Meheru, all of whom were educated in England.

His second son Feerose was also a Fellow of the College and held the Prophit studentship in 1947. His youngest son Ardeshir, MD Cambridge, MRCP, died on 17 December 1947, aged 36. (Lancet, 1948, 1, 45)

Sources used to compile this entry: [The Times 19 October 1946 no memoir].

The Royal College of Surgeons of England