n South African Journal of Surgery - Hymie Gaylis
1921 - 2013 : obituary

Volume 52, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0038-2361
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5151



Hymie Gaylis passed away on 11 December 2013, a week before his 93rd birthday. Hymie graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand in 1945 and did his internship at Johannesburg Hospital under Professor I W Brebner and Dr E S Braun. He was a senior house officer in ENT and paediatrics in 1947 and a surgical registrar from 1948 to 1954 at the NEH and Baragwanath Hospital. From 1954 to 1957 he was a senior registrar to Professor Ian Aird at the Hammersmith Postgraduate Medical School in London.

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