Dr Alexander Gonski AM, BSc, FRCS(Edin), FRACS

Bernard C T Kwok, David Gonski and Peter N Gonski
Med J Aust 2007; 186 (7): 354.

Alexander (“Alec”) Gonski, a pioneer of neurosurgery in Australia, died on 25 September 2006 after developing progressive multi-organ failure. When the news of Alec’s death reached the executives of the Coast Golf Club in Little Bay, Sydney, small black flags were attached to the poles of all 18 holes as a sign of respect for its first president. His effort in establishing the golf course exemplified the pioneering spirit that was a feature of his life.

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  • Bernard C T Kwok
  • David Gonski
  • Peter N Gonski



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