Tom Lewis (M.D.)
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Thomas Loftus Townshend Lewis CBE, MD (May 27, 1918 in Hampstead, North London – April 9, 2004 at his home in Wimbledon) was an internationally renowned English obstetrician / gynecologist who served on the council of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists as secretary (1961-1968) and later as senior vice president (1975-1978). He was the author of three books on obstetrics/ gynecology, one of which is considered a classic text on the topic: Progress in Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Lewis was appointed as a Commander of the British Empire in 1979.Raised by his paternal grandparents in Cape Town, South Africa until the age of 15, he then went to London to live with his father Neville Lewis. His grandfather had been mayor of Cape Town. He studied medicine at Jesus College, Cambridge, before enlisting as a doctor in the South African Air Force in 1943, and married Alexandra "Bunty" Moore in 1946. In 1948 he was appointed...
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