Lives of the fellows

Tikai Narendra Nauth-Misir

b.11 June 1914 d.26 October 2012
MRCS LRCP(1940) MB BS Lond(1941) DCH(1947) MRCP(1949) FRCP(1973)

Tikai Narendra Nauth-Misir was a consultant paediatrician in Essex. Born in Georgetown, Guyana, he was the son of Badir Nauth-Misir, a stipendiary magistrate, and his wife, Neverti née Surati, who was the daughter of Isridutt Surati, a pundit. Educated at Queen’s College of British Guyana, he studied medicine at London University and the London Hospital where he was awarded a first prize in anatomy.

Qualifying in 1941, he did house jobs in the Emergency Medical Service before joining the staff of Oldchurch Hospital in 1948 as a senior registrar in paediatrics. Five years later he became senior house medical officer (with consultant grading) and was then appointed consultant paediatrician to the Oldchurch, Harold Wood and Rush Green Hospitals in 1963.

Outside medicine, he enjoyed photography, horticulture and listening to music.

In 1945 he married Iris Theodora née Hall, a physiotherapist, who was the daughter of William James Hall, a chartered quantity surveyor. Iris predeceased him in 2011 and he was survived by their sons, Nigel and Julian.

RCP editor

(Volume XII, page web)

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