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Biographical entry Hurley, Michael Vincent (1893 - 1964)

MRCS and FRCS 1923; MB BCh National University of Ireland 1919; LRCP 1923.

29 May 1964
General surgeon


Michael Vincent Hurley was born in 1893 and graduated MB BCh in the National University of Ireland in 1919, in Dublin. After holding a number of junior hospital posts in London he passed the Conjoint Examination and also the FRCS in 1923, and became a registrar at Poplar Hospital in 1924.

In 1925 Hurley went to the United States and became a Fellow in Surgery at the Mayo Clinic where he worked till 1927. He ultimately settled in New York, where he was appointed associate surgeon to the Hospital for Ruptured and Crippled, and surgeon to the New York Polyclinic Hospital, and Adjunct Professor of Surgery at the Polyclinic Medical School. He was certified by the American Board of Surgery in 1939 and was a member of the American Medical Association.

Michael Hurley died of coronary disease on 29 May 1964 at the age of 71.

Sources used to compile this entry: [J Amer Med Assn 1964,189, 710].

The Royal College of Surgeons of England