Khalil Zarroug Aburugba

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: (Published 11 March 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:646

Consultant orthopaedic surgeon Misurata Teaching Hospital, Misurata, Libya (b Misurata, Libya, 1951; q Garyounis Medical School, Benghazi, Libya, 1977; FRCSI), died from complications of chronic renal failure on 28 September 2003.

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Khalil worked as a senior house officer in general surgery in Benghazi, Libya, before coming to London in 1980 for postgraduate training in surgery. After obtaining his primary FRCS, he moved to Ireland in 1983, where he completed his FRCS and spent a few years working in general surgery and orthopaedics. In 1990 he returned to his home town, Misurata, where he was appointed as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon and head of the orthopaedic department. He leaves a wife and eight children.

[Omar Zarroug Abdelkafi]


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