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Biographical entry Thomas, Huw Owen (1941 - 2015)

MB BCh Wales 1966; FRCS Edin 1971; FRCS 1972; MCh Liverpool 1973.

Born
1 January 1941
Died
4 January 2015
Occupation
Orthopaedic surgeon and Trauma surgeon

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Huw Owen Thomas was an orthopaedic surgeon at Arrowe Park and Clatterbridge hospitals on the Wirral. He was born in 1941 into a medical family. He gained his MB BCh in Cardiff in 1966 and was a house surgeon in the accident unit at Cardiff Royal Infirmary.

He went on to train in orthopaedic surgery in Liverpool, as his father had done before him. He was a senior registrar and senior lecturer in orthopaedics at Liverpool Royal Infirmary and Wrightington Hospital, Appley Bridge. He also spent some time as a captain in the Royal Army Medical Corps.

Outside medicine, he was interested in classical music. Huw Owen Thomas died on 4 January 2015. He was survived by his widow, Judith (who is also a doctor), two sons and a granddaughter.

Sarah Gillam

Sources used to compile this entry: [BMJ 2015 351 4073 www.bmj.com/content/351/bmj.h4073 - accessed 9 June 2017].

The Royal College of Surgeons of England