Browse Fellows


www Lives

Biographical entry Gottlieb, Leo Benjamin (1910? - 1965)

MRCS and FRCS 1948; MB BCh Witwatersrand 1934; FRCS Ed 1948.

February 1965
General surgeon


Gottlieb graduated from the University of Witwatersrand in 1934 and practised in Johannesburg. After the second world war he came to Britain for postgraduate study, and took the Edinburgh and English Fellowship. Returning to South Africa he practised successfully as a surgical consultant at 904 Harley Chambers, Jeppe Street, Johannesburg. He was an excellent surgeon, and much liked by his colleagues.

He died in February 1965, survived by his wife.

Sources used to compile this entry: [S Afr med J, 1965, 39, 288, eulogy by A Taylor Smith, without biographical details].

The Royal College of Surgeons of England