O. James Garden

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Olivier James Garden, CBE, FRCS, FRCP, FRSE is a British surgeon, who is Regius Chair of Clinical Surgery at the University of Edinburgh and the president of the International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association from 2012 to 2014. Garden performed Scotland's first liver transplant in Edinburgh in 1992 and founded the Scottish Liver Transplant Programme.[1]

Education[edit]

Garden graduated from the University of Edinburgh with a BSc in 1974.[2] He studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh Medical School and graduated with a MBChB in 1977 and a MD in 1987.[3] He completed his postgraduate surgical training in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Paris from 1978 to 1988.[4]

Career[edit]

Garden was appointed a Senior Lecturer in Surgery and Honorary Consultant Surgeon at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh in 1988. He was appointed Personal Chair in Hepatobiliary Surgery in 1997. He was appointed Regius Chair of Clinical Surgery in 2000.[5] He was appointed Surgeon to the Queen in Scotland in 2004.[6] He is a visiting professor at a number of institutions including Harvard Medical School, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong and University of Cape Town.[7] Garden founded the MSc in Surgical Sciences program at the University of Edinburgh.[8] Garden is an editor of the textbook General Surgery: Principles and International Practice and Endocrine Surgery: Handbooks in General Surgery.[9][10] Garden was the surgeon who provided 2 liver transplants to Jim Baxter.[11]

Garden was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2014 New Year Honours for services to surgery.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "International Hepato-Pancreato Biliary Association". Retrieved 31 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Professor O James Garden". University of Edinburgh. Retrieved 31 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "Professor O James Garden". University of Edinburgh. Retrieved 31 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "Professor O James Garden". University of Edinburgh. Retrieved 31 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "Professor O James Garden". University of Edinburgh. Retrieved 31 December 2013. 
  6. ^ "Professor James Garden". Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland. Retrieved 31 December 2013. 
  7. ^ "Professor O James Garden". University of Edinburgh. Retrieved 31 December 2013. 
  8. ^ "Edinburgh Surgical Sciences Qualification". Retrieved 31 December 2013. 
  9. ^ General Surgery: Principles and International Practice. Retrieved 31 December 2013. 
  10. ^ Endocrine Surgery: Handbooks in General Surgery. Retrieved 31 December 2013. 
  11. ^ http://www.thefreelibrary.com/Medics+slam+boozy+Jim.-a060696217. Retrieved 31 December 2013.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  12. ^ The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 60728. p. 8. 31 December 2013.