24 November 1955 |
|Awards||Companion of the Order of the Bath|
Surgeon Vice-Admiral Philip Iain Raffaelli, CB, QHP, FRCP (born 24 November 1955 in Kirkcaldy, Fife) is a British general practitioner and Royal Naval Medical Officer. Raffaelli served as Surgeon General of the British Armed Forces until 2012.
Raffaelli joined the Royal Navy as a cadet in 1976, while studying medicine at Edinburgh Medical School. Raffaelli joined the Royal Navy Submarine Service and worked as a medical officer from 1979, working for a time on submarines. In 2007, he became the head of the Royal Navy Medical Service, the Medical Director General (Naval), as Surgeon Rear-Admiral, before assuming the position of Surgeon-General on 22 December 2009, taking over from Lieutenant-General Louis Lillywhite.
Raffaelli was appointed as an Honorary Physician to the Queen in 2005, and later as a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians. He is also a Governor of the University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, and an appointee to the court of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
|Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB)||2012 Birthday Honours|
|Commander of the Order of St John||2009|
|Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal||2002|
|Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal||2012|
|Surgeon General of the British Armed Forces
2009 – 2012