Gibson, Bill

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Gibson, Bill Gender: M
William Peter Rea Gibson
born on 11 June 1944 at 16:00 (= 4:00 PM )
Place Totnes, England, 50n25, 3w41
Timezone GDWT h2e (is double war time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 20°29' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 22°55 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 11°30'


Australian ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgeon, renowned as a world-expert in Ménière's disease, having also performed more than 2,000 cochlear implant operations.

His books include The crossed acoustic response: a post-aural myogenic response (1975), Essentials of clinical electric response audiometry (1978) and Recent advances in the understanding of Menière's disease and tinnitus (2000).


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from Bill Gibson: Pioneering Bionic Ear Surgeon by Tina K. Allen (Sydney: NewSouth, 2017): "William Gibson and his twin brother Robert .... were born on 11 June 1944 into a household of women in the county of Devonshire ... The boys' mother, Jane Gibson, knew she was having twins and telephoned Nurse Webb... A birthing room was no place for little girls so Jane's mother took Eleanor ... and Kathy ... to spend the day with their auntie Nell. Jane and the elderly nurse ensconced themselves in one of the large upstairs bedrooms of Lakemead, in the old walled town of Totnes on the river Dart. The babies were born without complication at about 4 o'clock."


  • Personal : Birth : Twin, triplet, etc. (Twin)
  • Vocation : Medical : Surgeon (ENT)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction (Medical)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession (World-expert in Ménière's disease)