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Biographical entry Portley, David Michael McGilvray ( - 2001)

MRCS and FRCS 1949; MB BS Queensland 1944; FRACS 1968; DPH Sydney 1973.

Died
January 2001
Occupation
General surgeon and Medical administrator

Details

David Portley qualified in Brisbane in 1944 and came to England during the war to specialise in surgery. He was a registrar at the Royal Bristol Hospitals and the Central Middlesex Hospital before returning to be medical administrator of the Bundaberg Hospital. He then became a staff specialist at the Mater Misericordia Hospital, Brisbane and the Mount Olivet Hospital. In 1973 he gained a postgraduate scholarship to study Public Health and Tropical Medicine in Sydney. He retired to Surfers' Paradise in 1976. He died in January 2001.

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