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Biographical entry Joffe, Ivan (1910 - 1998)

FRCS ad eundem 1974; LRCS Edinburgh 1942; LRFPS Glasgow 1942; LRCP 1942.

August 1998
South Africa
General surgeon


Having received his early education in Glasgow, Ivan Joffe spent the majority of his professional life at Plumstead, where he was on the staff of St Nicholas Hospital. He had an aptitude for administration and became chairman of the hospital medical committee. After retirement, he moved with his new wife Jutta to Iserlohn, Germany, where he acted as surgical adviser to the Army for several years. After his wife died suddenly whilst playing bridge, he moved to South Africa where he died in August 1998.

Sources used to compile this entry: [BMJ 1998 317 1661].

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