Francis Rankin Kilpatrick

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: (Published 26 January 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:240

Former consultant urological surgeon London (b Windsorton, South Africa, 1908; q Guy's Hospital, London, 1933), d 19 August 2005.

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Francis Kilpatrick (Kilp) came from South Africa to Guy's as a clinical student in 1930. He spent virtually all his professional life at Guy's, becoming a surgical registrar in 1937. With a colleague he bore the brunt of the surgical on call throughout the second world war. Kilp was appointed consultant urologist at Guy's in 1946; he was also appointed to St Peter's Hospital. He retired in 1973. Predeceased by his wife, Eileadh, he leaves three children and eight grandchildren.

[Stewart Kilpatrick]


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