Surgeon General

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ABERCROMBIE, George Francis (1896 - 1978), Surgeon Captain, RNVR, retired; in General Practice, 1924–66

ACKLAND, William Robert (1863 - 1949), Consulting Dental Surgeon, Bristol Royal Infirmary and Minehead and West Somerset Hospital; late Member of Dental Board of United Kingdom and General Medical Council

ALLISON, Philip Rowland (1907 - 1974), Nuffield Professor of Surgery, University of Oxford, since 1954; Hon. Consulting Surgeon General Infirmary, Leeds, since 1955

BAILEY, Hamilton (1894 - 1961), Emeritus Surgeon, Royal Northern Hospital; General Surgeon, Metropolitan Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital; Senior Surgeon, St Vincent’s Clinic; Consulting Surgeon, Italian Hospital London; formerly External Examiner in Surgery, University of Bristol and the General Nursing Council; Hunterian Professor, Royal College of Surgeons

BAIRD, John (Alexander) (born 1937), DL; Surgeon General to the Armed Forces, 1997–2000

BALL, Charles Bent (1851 - 1916), Regius Professor of Surgery, University of Dublin, and Surgeon, Sir Patrick Duns Hospital; Consulting Surgeon, Steevens, Monkstown and Orthopædic Hospitals; Hon. Surgeon to the King in Ireland; Member of General Medical Council

BALOGUN-LYNCH, Christopher Charles (born 1947), Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecological Surgeon, Milton Keynes General Hospital, 1984–2010, now Emeritus

BARLING, (Harry) Gilbert (1855 - 1940), Colonel AMS, retired; late Pro-Chancellor, University of Birmingham, and Ingleby Lecturer; consulting surgeon, Birmingham General Hospital; late Dean of the Medical Faculty, University of Birmingham; late Examiner in Surgery, University of Cambridge

BARLOW, John (1853 - 1943), Ex-President of Royal Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow; Hon. Consulting (formerly Senior) Surgeon, Glasgow Royal Infirmary; Medical Referee under Workman’s Compensation Act for Lanarkshire; Surgeon with rank of Lieutenant-Colonel; 4th Scottish General Hospital Examiner in Surgery of Candidates for Scotch Triple Qualification

Barnes, Joseph K. (died 1883), Surgeons General, Union Army Officers

BEARE, Robin Lyell Blin (1922 - 2007), Hon. Consultant Plastic Surgeon: Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead, since 1960; Brighton General Hospital and Brighton and Lewes Group of Hospitals, since 1960; Hon. Consulting Plastic Surgeon, St Mary’s Hospital, London, since 1976 (Consultant Plastic Surgeon, 1959–76)

Benites, José María (1778 - 1831), Surgeons, Surgeons General

BIDIE, George (1830 - 1913), Hon. Surgeon to Viceroy of India, 1887; Hon. Surgeon to Queen Victoria, 1898; Hon. Surgeon to King Edward VII, 1901, and King George V, 1910; Surgeon-General of Madras Presidency, 1886–90

The biology of nicotine dependence: From the 1988 Surgeon General's Report to the present and into the future

BLACK, Kenneth (1879 - 1959), Hon. LMS Singapore; late Professor of Surgery, College of Medicine, and Surgeon and Ophthalmic Surgeon, General Hospital, Singapore

BLAKESLEY, Henry J. (died 1931), Hon. Consulting Surgeon, Leicester Royal Infirmary; formerly Senior Hon. Surgeon, and attached 1/5th Northern General Hospital; Surgeon Wyggeston Hospital; Surgeon Leicester and Rutland Lunatic Asylum

BONE, John Wardle (1869 - 1949), President and Consulting Surgeon Luton and Dunstable Hospital, Luton; Treasurer of General Medical Council; Treasurer and Member of Council British Medical Association; Member of Poisons Board, Home Office

BOYD, Sidney Arthur (1880 - 1966), retired as Consultant Surgeon to: Hampstead General Hospital; Belgrave Hospital for Children; Leatherhead Hospital; Mildmay Mission Hospital; Church Missionary Society (also Vice-Pres.); St John’s School, Leatherhead; Surgeon to St Luke’s Nursing Home for Clergy (also Trustee)

BREWSTER, George (1899 - 1991), MD; practitioner of medicine, retired 1977; Surgeon Apothecary to HM Household at Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh, 1954–70; formerly Medical Officer to French Consulate-General in Scotland

BROCKMAN, Ralph St Leger (1889 - 1975), formerly Professor of Surgery, Sheffield University; Hon. Surgeon, Royal Infirmary, Sheffield; Consulting Surgeon, City General Hospital, Sheffield; Member of Court of Examiners, Royal College of Surgeons; Examiner to Gen. Nursing Council

BRODERICK, Ralph Alexander (1888 - 1971), DL; Hon. Consulting Dental Surgeon, Children’s Hospital and Ear and Throat Hosp., Birmingham; Consulting Dental Surgeon to Ministry of Health; Consulting Dental Surgeon to Birmingham Hospital Regional Board; Director Post Graduate Bureau of General Dental Council

BROWN, George (born 1844), Hon. Surgeon, Exeter Dispensary; General Secretary of Imperial Medical Reform Union; Vice-President, Tariff Reform League; Chairman, General Apothecaries’ Co., Ltd, and Native Guano Co., Ltd; Founder and Editor of Medical Times and Hospital Gazette and Founder of General Practitioner

CAPPS, Frederick Cecil Wray (1898 - 1970), Consulting Surgeon, Ear, Nose and Throat, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, EC1; ConsultingOtolaryngologist to Royal Navy, Treasury Medical Service, and Civil Service Commissioners; late Surgeon to Ear, Nose and Throat Dept, Luton and Dunstable, West Suffolk General, Willesden General and Metropolitan Hospitals

CATHCART, Edward Provan (1877 - 1954), Hon. Lt-Col RAMC; Regius Prof. of Physiology, Glasgow Univ., 1928–47, now Emeritus; Hon. Fellow, Royal Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow; late Mem. War Cabinet Scientific Committee on Food Policy; late Member Adv. Council on Education in Scotland; late Member Medical Advisory Committee (Scotland); late Member Agricultural Research Council (Privy Council); late Member Medical Research Council (Privy Council); late Member Army Hygiene Advisory Committee; late Member General Medical Council; late Chairman Industrial Health Research Board; late Member Advisory Committee on Agricultural Science, Development Commission; late Chairman Scottish Health Services Committee; Member Advisory Committee on Nutrition, Ministry of Health; late Member Committee on Nutrition in the Colonial Empire (Economic Advisory Council); late Member National Advisory Council on Physical Training (Scotland)

CHANCE, Arthur (1859 - 1928), President Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland, 1921–24; Member of Council Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland; Surgeon Mater Misericordiæ Hospital, 1886–1926; Consulting Surgeon Doctor Steevens Hospital, Orthopædic Hospital of Ireland, Dental Hospital of Ireland, and St Michael’s Hospital; Hon. Consulting Surgeon in Orthopædic Surgery, Ministry of Pensions in Ireland, south region; Member of General Medical Council; Medical Visitor in Lunacy under the High Court

CHARLES, Anthony Harold (1908 - 1990), Consulting Obstetric and Gynæcological Surgeon, St George’s Hospital; Consulting Surgeon, Samaritan Hospital for Women (St Mary’s); Consulting Gynæcologist, Royal National Orthopædic Hospital; formerly, Hon. Gynæcologist, King Edward VII Hospital for Officers; Consulting Gynæcologist, Caterham and District Hospital; Consulting Surgeon, General Lying-in-Hospital; late Hon. Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology Army

CHAVASSE, Thomas Frederick (1854 - 1913), JP, County of Warwick; Doctor of Medicine, Master of Surgery, University of Edinburgh; Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh and London; Consulting Surgeon to the General Hospital, Birmingham

CHRISTISON, Alexander (1828 - 1918), Surgeon-General IMS (retired)

CLARE, Henry Lewis (1858 - 1920), Surgeon-General and Chief Medical Officer of Health, Trinidad and Tobago, 1907–17

CLARK, Andrew (died 1913), Hon. Surgeon to the King; Consulting Surgeon to the Middlesex Hospital and to the Marylebone General Dispensary; Knight of Grace of the Order of St John of Jerusalem


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In the United States, the chief medical official in the US Public Health Service; the same designation applies to the chief medical officer in the armed services of the United States and several other nations that adopt the same nomenclature for medical military ranks. See http://www.surgeongeneral/gov/.

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