Dr Emily Eleanor Johnson

Personal Details

Dr Emily Eleanor Johnson MBChB FFARCS DA

28/04/1901 to 04/07/1990

Place of birth: Morley, Leeds, Yorkshire

Nationality: British

CRN: 715373

Education and qualifications

General education

Leeds High School; London School of Medicine for Women & Leeds University Medical School (Distinction in medicine)

Primary medical qualification(s)

MBChB, Leeds, 1926

Initial Fellowship and type

FFARCS by Election

Year of Fellowship


Other qualification(s)

DA(RCP&S), 1946

Professional life and career

Postgraduate career

No details are recorded in the Medical Directory (other than an address in Wakefield) between qualification in 1926 and appointment as an anaesthetist to the EMS & Clayton Hospitals in Wakefield in 1942. However, subsequent entries indicate that she had been house physician at Leeds General Infirmary and subsequently worked as medical officer in antenatal and child welfare clinics. By 1955 she was senior consultant anaesthetist to the Wakefield hospitals, retiring in 1967.

Professional interests and activities

Published an early paper on trichloroethylene anaesthesia, and was sometime President of the Yorkshire Society of Anaesthetists.

Other biographical information

Contributions would be welcome.

Author and Sources

Author: Prof Tony Wildsmith

Sources and any other comments: Medical Directory | Leeds University archive | London Metropolitan (Royal Free) Archive