Wensley Vidal Fowler Nigeria

Biography of Wensley Vidal Fowler

Wensley V Fowler, MB ChB 1950
Wensley V Fowler, MB ChB 1950

Wensley Vidal Fowler was born in Lagos, Nigeria, son of William, a retired accountant. Having been educated at Igbobi College, Wensley enrolled at the University of Glasgow in 1945, aged 22, to study Medicine. He graduated MB ChB in 1950, attending further classes in clinical surgery and pathology in 1951.

Upon returning to Nigeria, Dr Fowler became a fellow of the West African College of Surgeons in 1960 as an anesthetist.


Archival Materials

  • DC225/37 Medical Final Year Book 1945-50


Wensley Vidal Fowler
Born 4 June 1923.
GU Degree: MB ChB, 1950;
University Link: Alumnus, Graduate
Occupation categories: anaesthesiologists; physicians
English snippet: Nigeria’s first anesthetist
Record last updated: 28th Sep 2012

Country Associations

Nigeria Nigeria, Lagos
Place of Birth

University Connections

University Roles

  • Alumnus
  • Graduate