Cavafy, John

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Cavafy, John

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Born in London; his parents were both of Greek origin. Educated at Brighton and University College London. Worked in the City alongside his father before studying medicine.

Student at St George's Hospital Medical School 1861-1867; MB 1867. Junior appointments at the hospital. Assistant physician 1874-1882, physician 1882-1898, consulting physician 1899-1901. In charge of the skin department 1882. Lecturer on comparative anatomy, physiology and medicine. Visiting physician at Atkinson Morley's Convalescent Home, Wimbledon.

Physician to the Victoria Hospital for Children. Examiner in medicine for London University.

Married Marigo Ralli; they had one daughter. Retired to Hove in 1898 due to ill health. Died 28 Apr 1901 whilst visiting London.


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Atkinson Morley Hospital (1869-2003)

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Victoria Hospital for Children (1866-1964)

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Royal College of Physicians

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