Dent, Clinton Thomas

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Dent, Clinton Thomas

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Born at Sandgate, Kent. Educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge.

Student at St George's Hospital Medical School Medical School 1872. House surgeon at St George's Hospital 1876; demonstrator of anatomy, surgical registrar, joint lecturer in physiology, lecturer in practical surgery, demonstrator of operative surgery. Assistant surgeon 1880-1895, surgeon 1895-1912. Chairman of the Medical School Committee. Visiting surgeon at Atkinson Morley's Convalescent Home, Wimbledon.

Magister Chirurgiae in 1899. Examiner in surgery at the University of Cambridge. Surgeon to the Belgrave Hospital for Children. Chief surgeon to the Metropolitan Police in 1904. Secretary to the Royal Medico-Chirurgical Society 1901-1904, president of the Surgical section of the Royal Society of Medicine, secretary and vice-president of the Medical Society of London. Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons; Hunterian professor, member of the Court of Examiners, member of the Council, senior vice-president. Travelled to South Africa for the Second Boer War in 1899; acted as correspondent to the British Medical Journal.

He was an active mountaineer in his free time. He never married. Died unexpectedly of septic poisoning 26 Aug 1912, and was buried at Kensal Green.


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Atkinson Morley Hospital (1869-2003)

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