Obituaries

Allan Fisher

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7406.108 (Published 10 July 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:108

Senior physician division of anaesthesiology and intensive care Soroka University Medical Centre, Be'er Sheva, Israel (b 1943; q Glasgow 1967; DObst RCOG, FRCA), d 20 January 2003.

Allan Fisher moved from Scotland to Israel in 1974 and worked as a senior physician in the division of anaesthesiology and intensive care at Soroka University Medical Centre, where he also headed, on a voluntary basis, the organ donation team. He produced a video film in Hebrew, The Diagnosis of Brain Death, which is currently used at various teaching centres in Israel and by the Israel Centre for Transplants. He enjoyed bicycle riding, fixing old cars, and opera. Pre-deceased by his first wife, Linda, he leaves his second wife, Margaret, and two sons from his first marriage.

[Margaret Helfgott-Fisher ]

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