Lives of the fellows

Thomas Donald Kellock

b.15 April 1917 d.8 June 1998
MB BChir Cantab(1942) MRCS LRCP(1942) MD(1951) MRCP(1944) FRCP(1966)

Donald Kellock worked for 30 years as a consultant physician at Central Middlesex Hospital. He was born in London, the son of Thomas Herbert Kellock, a surgeon at the Middlesex. Donald decided at the age of five to follow his father into medicine. He was educated at Rugby, and then went on to Cambridge University and the Middlesex Hospital. He was a casualty medical officer at the Middlesex and then became a medical registrar at Mount Vernon Hospital. In 1944 he joined the RAMC as a medical specialist with the rank of major.

Following his demobilisation, he was a senior registrar at Central Middlesex Hospital. In 1951 he was appointed as a physician in the gastroenterology department and the diabetic clinic at Central Middlesex. He was closely involved in the British Diabetic Association and was a consultant to the Pailingswick Hostel for children with diabetes.

Following his retirement, he worked as a medical officer to the Sun Life Assurance Company in Bristol from 1978 to 1985. He also developed an interest in computing, went on archaeological digs with his wife, and learnt Italian and Greek.

He married Anne Pamela Pollard-Lowsley in 1942 and they had a daughter, Sylvia, and two sons, Thomas and James. He died from a ruptured aortic aneurysm.

RCP editor

[Brit.med.J., 1998,317,1458]

(Volume XI, page 312)

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