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Biographical entry Rosengarten, David Samuel (1937 - 1994)

27 October 1937
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
20 February 1994


David Rosengarten was Chairman of Surgery and Clinical Support and head of the Vascular Unit at the Alfred Hospital in Victoria from 1989. He was a pioneer in techniques to prevent patients getting blood clots during surgery. After completing his undergraduate studies, Rosengarten eventually travelled overseas for further training. During this time he spent three months on the Alfred Hospital Australian Civil Surgical Team at Ben Hoa in Vietnam and three years at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School Hospital in Hammersmith. Upon his return to Australia, Rosengarten worked as assistant general-surgeon at the Alfred Hospital and lecturer of surgery at Monash University. In 1974 he and others established the Alfred Hospital Vascular Unit and became supervisor of surgical training at the Alfred Hospital.



c. 1962
Education - Completed medical studies at the University of Melbourne
1962 - 1963
Career position - Resident at the Alfred Hospital in Prahran,, Victoria
Career position - Demonstrator in the Anatomy at the University of Melbourne
c. 1964 - c. 1967
Career position - Worked and studied overseas at various places including Ben Hoa, Vietnam and Hammersmith, UK
Career position - Helped establish the Alfred Hospital Vascular Unit
Career position - President of Rotary's Toorak branch
1989 - 1994
Career position - Head of the Alfred Hospital Vascular Unit

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