Lives of the fellows

Framroz Pirojshaw Antia

b.10 August 1916 d.19 October 2003
BSc Bombay(1938) MB BS(1941) MD(1944) MRCP(1946) MS Illinois(1949) FRCP(1969)

Framroz Pirojshaw Antia was a gastroenterologist in Bombay. He was born in Bombay, the son of Pirojshaw Cursetji Antia, a priest, and Shirinbai Mehernosh, the daughter of a farmer. He was educated at Z B High School, Deviali, and then went on to Bombay University to study medicine. He was a house physician at K E M Hospital, from September 1941 to April 1942. From July to December 1942 he was a skin and venereal disease house physician, and then, from January to December 1944, a resident pathologist at the Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children. From January 1945 to April 1945 he was a registrar at K E M Hospital.

His senior appointments in Bombay included consulting physician at the Tata Memorial Hospital, physician in charge at the department of gastroenterology at the B Y L Nair Charitable Hospital, consulting gastroenterologist at Jerbia Wadia Hospital for Children, and consulting physician in charge at the thyroid clinic at the Radiation Medical Centre, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Tata Memorial Hospital.

He married Piloo Framroz Antia in 1953, the daughter of a wine merchant. He had one son and one daughter.

RCP editor

(Volume XI, page 24)

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