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Biographical entry Flett, Robert Louttit ( - 1986)

MRCS 1928; FRCS 1929; MB ChB New Zealand 1925; MD 1927; LRCP 1928.

18 March 1986
ENT surgeon


Robert Louttit Flett qualified MB ChB from the Otago Medical School in 1925, where he was also demonstrator in anatomy. As an anatomist he won the Scott Memorial Medal in applied anatomy and was a member of the Anatomical Society.

After obtaining his Fellowship he spent the rest of his career and life in Derbyshire and specialised in aural surgery, being ENT surgeon to a large number of hospitals in the Derby area. After retirement he was given the title of surgeon emeritus to the Derby Hospital Group. He was an honorary member of the British Association of Otolaryngologists and was President of the Section of Laryngology at the Royal Society of Medicine in 1960.

He died on 18 March 1986.

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