n South African Journal of Surgery - Phoebus Perdikis (1 July 1933 - 3 June 2011) : obituary

Volume 49, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0038-2361
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5151



Phoebus Perdikis ('Fifi') died of a major stroke on 3 June 2011. With his passing we lost not only one of the remaining giants of the 'golden age' when general surgery began to be firmly established as a specialty in South Africa, but also a colleague and for many a dear friend.

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