David Hedley Wilson

  title={David Hedley Wilson},
  author={M. W. Flowers},
  journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal},
  • M. W. Flowers
  • Published 25 January 2016
  • Medicine
  • BMJ : British Medical Journal
David Hedley Wilson was born in Leeds and educated at Roundhay School, then at the Leeds School of Medicine. After further training in tropical medicine he worked as a missionary surgeon in the Congo for 12 years, firstly in a remote location at Pimu, and then, after further training in the UK at Stanmore’s Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, he was appointed to the IME Teaching Hospital at Kimpese during the chaos of civil war. As well as establishing that orthopaedic unit as a highly …