Pitman, Henry

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Pitman, Henry

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Educated in private schools at Tooting and Ealing. Trinity College, Cambridge 1827-1832, with a degree in arts. Travelled in Europe before studying medicine at Cambridge, St George's and King's College, London. MB 1835.

Assistant physician 1846-1857, physician 1857-1866, consultant physician 1866-1908 at St George's Hospital; Lecturer on materia medica and medicine.

Duke of Grafton's private physician in 1842. Censor and registrar at the Royal College of Physicians. Knighthood in 1883 for his role in the Conjoint Board examination. Representative of the RCP on the General Medical Council; treasurer of the GMC.

Married Frances Wildman in 1852. They had three sons and four daughters. Retired 1889.


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