Trevor Alfred Ridley Dinning

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: (Published 20 November 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:1230

The principal architect of neurosurgical services in South Australia

A few pioneers, some of them self taught, had established neurosurgery as a specialty in Sydney, Melbourne, and Adelaide before 1940. A new generation of neurosurgeons followed them after the second world war. Trevor Dinning, known as Jim, stood out among them. He became the first director of neurosurgery at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, South Australia, …

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