Tonsils to Toenails: The Life of Pat Cotter, Christchurch Surgeon and Tree Farmer

Tonsils and toenails

Claire Le Couteur

2016
ISBN: 978-0473371357

Pat Cotter was a well-known general surgeon in Christchurch and the founder of The Cotter Medical History Trust whose collection of memorabilia has been recognised by Te Papa as being of national significance. The biography traces Pat's life and career over 93 years and his contribution to surgery and to medical organisations as well as his interest in tree farming on Banks Peninsula in his later years.