Meaning of district surgeon in English:

district surgeon


  • (in South Africa) a doctor appointed to serve a particular district.

    ‘The magistrate resisted and Lopes had to call for back-up to get him to the district surgeon for a blood test.’
    • ‘She was examined by a district surgeon and has filed an assault charge against the police in Somerset West.’
    • ‘‘My grandfather was a district surgeon,’ he began.’
    • ‘He had his blood drawn by a district surgeon and was detained at the Fleet Street Police Station before being released on R500 bail.’
    • ‘The local district surgeon was summoned and both were certified dead at the scene.’