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Dr Richard HortonDr Richard Horton

Orthopaedic Surgeon, 27 October 1952 to 12 March 2014

Richard Horton worked at Goulburn Valley Health for 29 years, starting in February 1985.

Mr Richard Horton tragically lost his life in a motor vehicle accident on his way to work on 12 March 2014. He was 61 years old.

He was a highly skilled Orthopaedic Surgeon, who made a great contribution to the local community, his peers and workplace. HeĀ helped to save and enhance the lives of many people.

Born and raised in Brighton, Melbourne, he attended Haileybury College and then the University of Melbourne, graduating M.B.B. in 1976. Following resident jobs in Melbourne and Hobart, he decided to specialise in orthopaedics and finished the training program in 1984.