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Biographical entry Pickering, Brian Neil ( - 2002)

MRCS 1956; FRCS 1966; MB BS London 1956; LRCP 1956.

20 May 2002
General surgeon and Thoracic surgeon


Brian Pickering studied medicine at Guy's Hospital where he qualified in 1956. After junior surgical posts he specialised in cardiothoracic surgery, doing the rotation between the Middlesex, Hammersmith and Harefield Hospitals and the Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street. He was appointed consultant surgeon at Harefield and Colindale Hospitals, but then went to Plymouth as a consultant thoracic surgeon. He was civil consultant surgeon to the Royal Navy. He wrote extensively on the surgery of acute myocardial infarction. He died in Torquay on 20 May 2002.

The Royal College of Surgeons of England