Military Surgeons

Having worked with all manner of surgeons all three services and a large number of civillian surgeons from all over the world I have seen an equal percentage of what you call cock ups by all groups, I have worked with some truley gifted military and civillian and military surgeons, and some not so. As for the nick names we gave the surgeons nick names with a large amount of tounge in cheek, in the usual military way of things, I have been operated on by a few military and civvie urgeons, and being as I work with them do you think I would allow them near me!
EXBQMS said:
I had an op in BMH Munster by a guy nicknamed Mac the flick hammer
Worked with him in Munster, Aldershot and Hong Kong.

Hey Bull Dog, did you ever work with a general surgeon nicknamed 'StarBuy'? (as in NAAFI Starbuy), on operational deployments our surgeons are top quality, but in peace time Id go private!
Yes Foxy infact a couple of Star buys however with one the star was not the brightest light in the firmament :wink:
Alright attended, hang on isn't this a case of pot to kettle message over :wink: ?
if you know me, then youll know him!
I know Mac,worked with him in Munster,Iserlohn and CMH,i must know you too Filbertfox
I am one of the very few remaining OTTs this Army has left! They have these new fangled ODP things now-a-days, they break easily.
Are we on about Col Mac the bone surgeon. Worked with him in the Falklands, nice fella, though could throw a track now and then, ferocious temper which caused many a QA
sister to blubber.
Ah good old Mac the Knife ,hated sisters,loved OTT's,but had a nasty habit of throwing instruments across the room,at least when we still used the Charnley cell he couldn't do that,but being stuck in there for two hours on a hip replacement with him was hard work.
Talking of interesting surgeons anyone remember an obese gynae surgeon at BMH Muenster and BMH Iserlohn,nickname of fingers,wouldn't let the guy anywhere near my wife,used to hate scrubbing with him,always worried that he would slice my hands of with his knife wielding sausage fingers,was a scary sight to behold.
I remember him from treating me at the CMH, seemed to love us "scum" CMT's and hate split arrses, not a bad judge of character if you ask me!! :)
stan2484 said:
I remember him from treating me at the CMH, seemed to love us "scum" CMT's and hate split arrses, not a bad judge of character if you ask me!! :)
Was he the one who got "asked" to resign after someone tipped off the SIB about his extensive collection of male anatomy 'study aids'?
arty762 said:
Oh tell me more,this must've happened after i left.
Sorry mate, it was a long time ago and all I can remember is the rumour. I might be putting 2 and 2 together and coming up with 5. Unless someone else knows better...

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