Lives of the fellows

Anthony Vere Livingstone

b.20 April 1919 d.2 September 2004
MRCS LRCP(1944) MB BS Lond(1953) MRCP(1956) FRCP(1975)

Anthony Vere Livingstone was a consultant physician in the south west Thames region. He was born in Pirbright, Surrey, the son of Donald McFarlane Livingstone, a doctor. Anthony’s elder brother, Francis Donald McFarlane Livingstone, also became a doctor and gained his membership of the RCP. Anthony was educated at Lanesborough Preparatory School in Guildford and Bromsgrove School in Worcestershire. He went on to study medicine at St Bartholomew’s, where he represented the hospital at rugby, cricket, golf and squash. He qualified MRCS LRCP in 1944.

Between 1944 and 1947 he served as a captain in the RAMC, in the UK, India and South East Asia. He was a house surgeon at Bart’s and subsequently a house surgeon and house physician at Redhill General Hospital in Surrey. He then went to the Royal Free Hospital in London, as a registrar and senior registrar.

He was a locum consultant physician for one year in the Guildford and Godalming area. He was then appointed as a consultant physician in the south west Thames area, covering east Surrey, Crawley and Cuckfield districts.

He wrote two papers on alcoholic hepatitis for the BMJ (Br Med J. 1961 Oct 28;2[5260]:1113-9; Br Med J. 1962 Sep 1;2[5304]:580-20).

In 1954 he married Colina Carrie Livingstone, the daughter of an Army officer. They had one son.

RCP editor

(Volume XII, page web)

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