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Biographical entry Blackburn, Munindra Nigel (1949 - 2013)

MB BS London 1972; FRCS Edin 1976; FRCS 1977.

17 January 1949
Bombay, India
7 April 2013
Orthopaedic surgeon and Trauma surgeon


Munindra Nigel Blackburn was a consultant in trauma and orthopaedics at the William Harvey Hospital, Ashford, Kent, and a consultant in orthopaedic surgery at the Kent and Canterbury Hospital. He was born in Bombay, India, on 17 January 1949, the only son of William Henry Blackburn, an art director. His mother's maiden name was Mehta. She was the daughter of a judge. All his other relatives were in medicine. He was educated at King's College junior and secondary schools in Wimbledon, and then went on to study medicine at King's College, London.

Prior to his consultant appointments, he held posts in Plymouth, St James' Hospital, Balham, the Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street and Northampton General Hospital. He gained his fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1976 and of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1977.

Outside medicine, he was interested in sailing and motor racing.

Munindra Nigel Blackburn died on 7 April 2013. He was 64.

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