Lives of the fellows

Paul Dominic Gillman Buisseret

b.8 January 1942 d.?
MB ChB Leeds(1965) MRCP(1974) FACP(1980) FRCP(1996)

Paul Dominic Gillman Buisseret was a consultant in pulmonary medicine and critical care in Brockton, Massachusetts, USA. Born in Oswestry, Shropshire, he was the son of Edmund Joseph, an Army officer and his wife, Sheila Mary. Educated at Bridgenorth Grammar School, he studied medicine at Leeds University and the Radcliffe Infirmary Oxford.

Qualifying in 1965, he did house jobs at Stoke Mandeville, the Royal Buckinghamshire and St Mary's hospitals and was then appointed lecturer and senior registrar at Guy's Medical School in 1976.

Three years later, in 1979, he moved to the US as assistant professor of medicine at Louisiana State University Medical Center, becoming associate professor in 1982. He was appointed consultant physician in pulmonary medicine and critical care in Brockton, Massachusetts in 1989.

He was an enthusiastic fan of English cathedral music and contributed music reviews to Amazon as ‘Cathedral Junkie’.

In 1988 he married Jane Georgiana née Butlin, who qualified in medicine from London University and Guy’s. They had a daughter, Madeleine, and a son, Peter, who was, at one time, a chorister at Chichester Cathedral. When he died, he was survived by his wife and family.

RCP editor

(Volume XII, page web)

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