Obituaries

Wadi Yusuf Nassar

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d7511 (Published 13 December 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d7511
  1. Philip H Jones

Wadi Yusuf Nassar, died in Wythenshawe Hospital after a sudden and unexpected deterioration in his health, having had prostatic cancer for some time. He was born in Jifna, a small village near Jerusalem, the son of a priest in the Greek Orthodox Church, on 2 March 1932 and educated in Jerusalem at Rashidya College and later at Birzeit College. He graduated MD at the American University of Beirut in 1956 and joined the Jordanian Army as a major, commanded the 4th field ambulance unit, and was head of the medical support unit for the filming of Lawrence of Arabia, starring Peter O’Toole.

He came to England to train in ear, nose, …

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