Lives of the fellows

Brian Patrick O'Connell

b.20 April 1922 d.6 September 2013
MB BS Sydney FRACP FRCP(1978)

Brian Patrick O’Connell was a physician at Mater Misericordiae and St Vincent’s hospitals, Sydney, Australia. He was born in Inverell, New South Wales, the son of John Francis O’Connell, a mercer. He was educated at Waverley College, Sydney, and then studied medicine at Sydney University.

He was a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians as well as the Royal College of Physicians. He was a wing commander in the specialist reserve of the Royal Australasian Air Force until his retirement in 1977.

Outside medicine he played golf, grew camellias and bred Hereford cattle.

In 1953 he married Joanna June Ryan. They had two sons.

RCP editor

(Volume XII, page web)

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