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Philip Michael Stell

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: (Published 07 October 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:860

Giant of otolaryngology, who had a second career as a medieval historian

Philip Stell had an outstanding career in laryngology and head and neck surgery, and, following early retirement through ill health, became an acclaimed medieval historian.

Appointed senior lecturer and consultant in otolaryngology in Liverpool, he confined his practice to the discipline of laryngology and head and neck surgery, the first to do so in the United Kingdom. He was appointed to a chair in Liverpool in 1979.

Philip Stell dealt with …

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