Alan Tadashi OtakiBMJ 2019; 364 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l584 (Published 07 February 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;364:l584
- Michael Parkinson
Alan Alan Tadashi Otaki was born in Middlesbrough. He served in the Royal Air Force from 1939 to 1946 and after he was demobbed decided to study medicine. He learnt basic sciences and satisfied matriculation requirements at Battersea Technical College before going to St George’s.
Most of his junior posts were at hospitals in west London and involved a variety of subjects. He was registrar (1956-8) at the South Middlesex Hospital for Infectious …