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Victor Griffiths

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: (Published 19 May 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g3239
  1. Frederick Fenech

Victor Griffiths, one of Malta’s most gifted medical personalities, died at the age of 93. He qualified MD in 1942, being the top student of his year. In 1945 he proceeded to the UK on a government scholarship and obtained the FRCS (Eng) in the same year. In London, he worked with the top surgeons at Hammersmith Hospital, trained as a general surgeon, and also developed an interest in thoracic surgery. He returned to Malta in 1947 and was appointed consultant surgeon in the local health service. He was …

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