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Biographical entry Younus, Mohammod (1944 - 1987)

MRCS and FRCS 1978; MB BS University of Punjab 1968.

11 November 1944
25 October 1987
ENT surgeon


Mohammod Younos was born in Pakistan on 11 November 1944 and after early education entered King Edward Medical College, Lahore, in 1962. He qualified six years later and after junior appointments in Pakistan came to England in 1969. He completed senior houses officer posts in ear, nose and throat surgery, general surgery, plastic surgery and neurosurgery and after passing the FRCS in 1978 was registrar to the ear, nose and throat department at Salisbury General Hospital and senior registrar at Southampton.

In 1981 he went to Saudi Arabia where he became consultant ear, nose and throat surgeon at the Riyadh Armed Forces Hospital and honorary assistant professor at King Saud University, Riyadh. In addition to professional and teaching duties he made many contributions to professional journals on a wide range of subjects in the sphere of otorhinolaryngology and was founder president of the Riyadh Ear, Nose and Throat Club. His hobbies were squash and tennis and reading English translations of world literature.

He married Azmat, a graduate teacher of Urdu, on 15 May 1970 and they had two sons and two daughters. Tragically he was shot by the father of a patient on whom he had performed a tonsillectomy and died on 25 October 1987 aged 42. He is survived by his wife and four children, and his eldest son was studying medicine in the United Kingdom at the time of his death.

Sources used to compile this entry: [Information from his wife, Mrs A Younus].

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