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Biographical entry Lodge, Sir Thomas (1909 - 1997)

Kt 1974; MRCS and FRCS 1967; MB ChB Sheffield 1934; DMR 1938; Hon MD Sheffield 1985; FFR 1946; Hon FCRA 1963; Hon FFR RCSI 1965; FRCP 1967; Hon FACR 1974.

25 November 1909
16 February 1997


Thomas Lodge was a consultant radiologist at Sheffield and a former President of the Faculty of Radiologists. He was born in Sheffield on 25 November 1909, the son of James Lodge, a cutlery manufacturer, and Margaret Lowery. He was educated at the Central Secondary School, Sheffield, from which he won the Edgar Allen scholarship to the University of Sheffield. After qualifying, he did a number of junior jobs at the Royal Hospital, Sheffield, before specialising in radiology. He was radiological registrar at the Manchester Royal Infirmary, first assistant at the Royal Sheffield Infirmary and Hospital, and was appointed consultant radiologist to the United Sheffield Hospitals. He was much influenced by Sir Ernest Finch and Sir Geoffrey Jefferson. Thomas Lodge published extensively on radiological topics, was President of the Faculty of Radiologists, and a co-opted member of the Council of the Royal College of Surgeons from 1963 to 1968.

He married Aileen née Corduff in 1940. They had one son, Anton, and a daughter, Creenagh, neither of whom took up medicine. He died suddenly on 16 February 1997.

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