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Biographical entry Kirkham, Colin Sydney (1924 - 2015)

MB BChir Cambridge 1947; MRCS LRCP 1947; FRCS 1953; MChir 1963.

14 January 1924
13 January 2015
General surgeon


Colin Kirkham was a consultant surgeon at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading and Newbury District Hospital. He was born on 14 January 1924 and studied medicine at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge University, qualifying in 1947.

Prior to his consultant appointment, he held posts in London, as a resident surgical officer at St Mark's Hospital and St Peter's Hospital for Stone, and a senior surgical registrar at the Royal Free Hospital.

Colin Kirkham died on 29 November 2014, aged 90.

Sarah Gillam

The Royal College of Surgeons of England