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Gerald Keen

Gerald Keen, British cardiac surgeon. Served to captain Medical Corps, Royal British Army, 1950-1952. Entrance scholar Westminster Hospital, 1946.; Fellow Royal College Surgeons; member British Cardiac Society, British Thoracic Society, Society Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland.

Background

  • Keen, Gerald was born on February 9, 1926 in London. Son of Myer and Rachel Mary (Waler) Keen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Science, University London, 1950, Master of Science, 1959.

    Career

    • Intern, Westminster Hospital, 1950. Resident in cardiac surgery Westminster Hospital, London, 1958-1963, Brompton Hospital, London, 1954-1955, University California-Stanford Hospital, 1961-1962. Senior cardiac, thoracic surgeon United Bristol Hospital, England, 1964, Frenchay Hospital, Bristol, since 1964.

      Lecturer surgery University Bristol, 1964.

    Works

    • Author: Chest Injuries, 1st edition, 1975, second edition, 1985. Operative Surgery and Management, 1st edition, 1981, second edition, 1986.

    Membership

    Served to captain Medical Corps, Royal British Army, 1950-1952. Entrance scholar Westminster Hospital, 1946. Fellow Royal College Surgeons.

    Member British Cardiac Society, British Thoracic Society, Society Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland. Clubs: St. Vincent's, Westminster.

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf; sailing.

    Connections

    • Married Marion Helen Goodwin, July 5, 1956. Children– David, Richard.
    • father: Myer Keen
    • mother: Rachel Mary (Waler) Keen
    • spouse: Marion Helen Goodwin
    • children: David Keen
    • Richard Keen
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    Born February 9, 1926
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