Gathorne Robert Girdlestone
(1881-1950)

Died aged c. 69

Professor Gathorne Robert Girdlestone (1881–1950), often known as GRG, was a pioneering orthopaedic surgeon, the founder of the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, and the first Nuffield Professor of orthopaedic surgery at the University of Oxford.

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Photo of Gathorne Robert Girdlestone blue plaque
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Professor Gathorne Robert Girdlestone "GRG" 1881-1950 Pioneering surgeon and founder of the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre lived in the Red House on this site 1919-1948

The Nuffield Staff Accommodation, 72-74 Old Road, Headington, Oxford, United Kingdom where he lived