Obituaries

Tom Rosser

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g6699 (Published 07 November 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g6699
  1. Sally Rosser

Tom Rosser pursued his career when cardiac surgery was an emerging specialty. He worked towards modernising surgical techniques, including open heart surgery at Sully Hospital and later at the University Hospital of Wales. Tom, the son of a miner, gained a scholarship to Cardiff medical school, followed by national service with the Australian 9th division in Borneo, where he treated prisoners of war and indigenous people, travelling by dug-out canoe around a territory the …

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