Antony Clifford Dornhorst
2 April 1915
|Died||9 March 2003(aged 87)|
|Education||St Clement Danes School|
|Alma mater||St Thomas's Hospital Medical School|
Professor Antony Clifford Dornhorst CBE, FRCP (1915-2003), known as Tony, was a British physician and medical educator, described by The Guardian as "one of the outstanding academic clinician-scientists of his generation".
He was educated at St Clement Danes School, but did not attend school between the ages of 12 and 14. He subsequently studied medicine at St Thomas's Hospital Medical School. At the age of 23, he became the youngest ever member of the Royal College of Physicians.
He served with the Royal Army Medical Corps in World War II, in Palestine, north Africa, Italy, and as the senior physician in Berlin, with the rank of lieutenant colonel. It was in Berlin that he met Helen, a Royal Army Medical Corps radiologist, who was to become his wife.
He was appointed a reader in medicine at St Thomas's in 1949 and became a consultant there in 1951.
He died on 9 March 2003.
- Collier, Joe (26 March 2003). "Tony Dornhorst". The Guardian. Retrieved 12 June 2017.
- Lois Reynolds; Tilli Tansey, eds. (2000), Clinical Research in Britain, 1950-1980, Wellcome Witnesses to Contemporary Medicine, History of Modern Biomedicine Research Group, Wikidata Q29581639
- "No. 47234". The London Gazette (Supplement). 10 June 1977. pp. 7079–7118.
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