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Biographical entry Price, Eric Evan (1905 - 1962)

MRCS and FRCS 10 December 1931; MB BS Melbourne 1927; MD 1930; FRACS 1935.

16 May 1962
Orthopaedic surgeon


Born in 1905 he was educated in Melbourne and matriculated in 1921 with four first-class honours. He graduated in Melbourne with honours in all subjects.

At the time of his death he was chief orthopaedic surgeon at the Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne and orthopaedic surgeon to the Royal Melbourne Hospital.

Being endowed with a phenomenal memory, examinations never presented any problems to him and helped to make him a first-class teacher. A capable surgeon, he was modest and had few interests outside his profession apart from tennis and football.

He died on 16 May 1962 aged 57 after a long illness, survived by his wife and family.

Sources used to compile this entry: [J Bone Jt Surg 1963, 45 B 202-204 by BTK-C with portrait].

The Royal College of Surgeons of England