Lives of the fellows

Raymond Stanley Goldberg

b.27 October 1934 d.July 2013
MB ChB Manch(1958) DCH(1965) MRCP(1976) FRCP(1988)

Raymond Stanley Goldberg was a consultant paediatrician at Darlington Memorial Hospital. He was born in Belfast, the son of Albert and Jessie Goldberg. Two of his uncles were general practitioners who had trained at Queen’s University Belfast. He was educated at Burnage Grammar School in Manchester and then went on to study medicine at Manchester University. He qualified MB ChB in 1958.

He was a house surgeon on the professorial surgical unit at Manchester Royal Infirmary from January to June 1959, and then became a house physician at Wythenshawe Hospital for the next six months. He went on to became a senior house officer in paediatrics at the Duchess of York Hospital for Babies, also in Manchester.

From 1960 to 1962 he carried out his National Service. He subsequently decided to join the Royal Army Medical Corps proper, and gained a regular short service commission. He gained his diploma in child health in 1965. In 1972 he became a lieutenant colonel and, from 1976, he was a consultant paediatrician at the Duchess of Kent Military Hospital, Catterick. After he left the Army he became a consultant paediatrician at Darlington Memorial Hospital.

Outside medicine he enjoyed fishing, walking and collecting painted glassware.

In 1972 he married Minnie Joyce Irene Goldberg. They had two sons.

RCP editor

(Volume XII, page web)

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