- Image: Gordon George Houseman, Application Form, 1954, Geoffrey Kaye Museum of Anaesthetic History.
NAME: GORDON GEORGE HOUSEMAN
MRCS, LRCP, LONDON (1940)
DA, RCS (1946)
FFARCS (TBC) FFARACS (1955)
DATE OF BIRTH: TBC
DATE OF DEATH: 12 AUGUST 1996
Gordon George Houseman migrated from England to Australia, arriving aboard the Esperance Bay in 1950. Houseman, a specialist in anaesthesia, was to take up positions at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and the Children’s Hospital. His wife and four children were to join him later.
In 1955, when his application for fellowship with the Faculty of Anaesthetists of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons was being considered, he was the second senior anaesthetist on staff at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Assistant Anaesthetist at the Alfred Hospital, and anaesthetist to the thoracic unit at the Austin Hospital.
Houseman went on to become a member of the Melbourne Anaesthetic Group, the first private anaesthetic practice in Melbourne.
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