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Michael Heinz Salz

BMJ 2005; 331 doi: (Published 21 July 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:239

Orthopaedic surgeon Plymouth 1948-81 (b Breslau, Germany, 1916; q Cambridge/London 1940; FRCS), d 17 June 2005.

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Michael Salz was the second orthopaedic surgeon to be appointed in Plymouth and was the main orthopaedic surgeon for west Devon and east Cornwall in the second half of the last century. His interest in orthopaedic surgery was vast and he established friendships with many leaders of orthopaedic surgery throughout the world. He was one of the founders of the Rheumatoid Arthritis Surgical Society and was a member of the Orthopaedic Ski Club and the Hand Club, later the British Society for Surgery of the Hand. Michael was a good skier. He leaves a wife, Veronica (Bunty); two children; and six grandchildren.

[Maher Halawa]


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