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ophthalmologist , Surgeon

Nicholas John Astbury, British ophthalmologist, surgeon. Fellow: Royal College Ophthalmologists (president 2003-2006), Royal College Surgeons of England; member: Academy Medical Royal Colleges, Royal Society Medicine.

Background

Astbury, Nicholas John was born on February 21, 1949 in Parkstone, Dorset, England. Son of John Schonberg Astbury and Noel Hope Gunn.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, BChir, London University, 1972.

Career

Senior house officer Sussex Eye Hospital, Brighton, England, 1973—1975. Registrar St. Thomas' Hospital, London, 1975—1976, Westminster Hospital, London, 1976—1977. Resident surgical officer Moorfields Eye Hospital, 1977—1980.

Consultant ophthalmologist Princess Marina Hospital, Gaborone, Botswana, 1981. Senior registrar Kings College Hospital, London, 1981—1982. Consultant ophthalmologist Norfolk and Norwich (England) University Hospital, since 1983.

Honorary senior lecturer University East Anglia, School Health, since 1997. Associate professor St. Georges University International School Medicine, Grenada, since 2003.

Membership

Fellow: Royal College Ophthalmologists (president 2003-2006), Royal College Surgeons of England. Member: Academy Medical Royal Colleges, Royal Society Medicine.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sailing, horology, making automata, photography.

Connections

Married Susan Patricia Whall, June 27, 1970. Children: Victoria, Timothy, Tessa, Jack.

father:
John Schonberg Astbury

mother:
Noel Hope Gunn

spouse:
Susan Patricia Whall

child:
Victoria Astbury

child:
Timothy Astbury

child:
Tessa Astbury

child:
Jack Astbury