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Biographical entry Salvaris, Michael (1940 - 1979)

MRCS and FRCS 1954; MB BS Melbourne 1940; FRCS Ed 1954; FRACS 1958.

Melbourne, Australia
3 August 1979


Michael Salvaris qualified in medicine in Melbourne in 1940 and became resident medical officer to the Royal Perth Hospital in 1941. During the second world war he served as a Captain with the AAMC, 194143. He held posts at various hospitals while studying for his FRCS in the early '50's. He was surgical registrar at the St Helier Hospital, London; assistant consultant surgeon at the Pembroke Memorial Hospital, Wales; registrar in urology at the Fulham Hospital and St Mary Abbot's Hospital, London; and senior registrar at St Peter's and St Paul's Hospitals, London. Moving to the United States he became senior resident urologist to the University of Tennessee.

He returned to Australia and became honorary urologist to the Queen Victoria Hospital, Melbourne and the West Gippsland Hospital. He died in Greece on 3 August 1979.

Sources used to compile this entry: [Aust med J 1979, 2, 448].

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