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Biographical entry Hammond, Brian Thomas (1916 - 1998)

MRCS and FRCS 1957; MB BS Sydney 1941, FRCS Edinburgh 1956; FRACS 1961.

28 February 1998
Orthopaedic surgeon


Brian Hammond studied medicine in Sydney where he qualified in 1941. He was house surgeon at Sydney Hospital and the Royal Hospital for Women, Sydney. He was medical officer at the Royal Australian Air Force Hospital Butterworth. He came to England to specialise in surgery and became registrar in Edinburgh in 1956 and at the Royal Infirmary, Stoke on Trent. He specialised in orthopaedics, working at the Wrightington Centre for Hip Surgery under Sir John Charnley and at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in London from 1964 to 1966. Returning to Sydney he became consultant at St George Hospital in 1966 and to hospitals in the vicinity. He died on 28 February 1998.

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