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Sir James Berry (1860-1946) (To the 150th Anniversary)

Anatoly F Romanchishen, Kristina V Vabalayte, Marina H Tovbina

Citation Information : Romanchishen AF, Vabalayte KV, Tovbina MH. Sir James Berry (1860-1946) (To the 150th Anniversary). Int J Head Neck Surg 2011; 2 (2):77-78.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10001-1055

Published Online: 01-12-2012

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; The Author(s).


James Berry was born at Kingston, Ontario, where his father had business interests, but was educated at Whitgift School, South Croydon, London. He spent his student time at St Bartholomew's Hospital and became a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons. Later, he became consultant surgeon and emeritus lecturer for clinical surgery at the Royal Free Hospital in London. He retired from praxis in 1927. Berry pioneered thyroid surgery in England and wrote a textbook on the subject . With his first wife he assembled and led a medical team to Serbia in World War I. They were captured by the Hungarians and repatriated through Switzerland, only to return to continue their work in Romania.

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