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Biographical entry Keily, Patrick (1897? - 1998)

BSc NUI 1918; MB BCh BAO 1920; MD 1922; MCh 1923; FRCS 1926.

29 January 1998
General surgeon


Patrick Kiely was professor of surgery at University College Cork. He studied medicine at Cork, gaining a BSc in 1918 and qualifying MB BCH BAO in 1920. He became a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1926.

He was a house physician and radiologist at the South Infirmary, Cork, and then a visiting medical officer at South Cork County Home and Hospital. He was subsequently appointed as a surgeon at the South Infirmary and at the Bon Sécours and Mercy hospitals, Cork, and as professor of surgery at University College Cork.

He was the author of Text-book of surgery (H K Lewis, 1949).

He was married to Ellen Christina née Curtain. She died in 1984. Patrick Kiely died on 29 January 1998, aged 101.

Sarah Gillam

Sources used to compile this entry: [The Irish Times 18 November 2009 KIELY: Memorial Notice - accessed 23 March 2017].

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