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Biographical entry Moore, Bryan Paul (1918 - 1997)

MRCS 1941; FRCS 1943; BSc London 1938; MB BS 1941; LRCP 1941.

Thoracic surgeon


Bryan Moore studied medicine at St Thomas's Hospital, where he became casualty surgical officer and house surgeon. He was a surgical specialist in the RAMC from 1944 to 1947, then a surgical registrar at UCH. He was subsequently appointed a consultant thoracic surgeon to the South East Metropolitan Hospitals. With support from Charles Drew, he used profound hypothermia at the Brook Hospital. He gave a lecture to the Society of Cardiovascular Surgeons in 1975 on the technique of intramedullary nailing of rib fractures. He was President of that Society in 1979. He visited Ceylon twice as an adviser in thoracic surgery.

In retirement he moved to Udimore, in rural Kent. He died in 1997. Two daughters survive him.

[Information from Raymond Hurt and Angus Macarthur]

Sources used to compile this entry: [Information from Raymond Hurt and Angus Macarthur].

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