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Biographical entry Portley, David Michael McGilvray ( - 2001)

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

January 2001
General surgeon and Medical administrator


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.

The Royal College of Surgeons of England