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Gerald Keen

cardiac surgeon

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.

Interests

  • Other 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