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Charles Ritchie


Photographic portrait of Dr Charles Ritchie.

Charles Ritchie gained his MD from the University of Glasgow in 1839. He initially qualified through the licentiate examination at the then Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1815, going on to become a Fellow in 1827. He worked as a Senior Physician to the Glasgow Royal Infirmary and also lectured at the School of Medicine at the hospital. He also worked for a time as Lecturer on Midwifery and Diseases of Women and Children at Portland Street School of Medicine.

Ritchie was president of the College from 1862 to 1865.


c. 1870


RCPSG 1/12/1/44

Charles Ritchie


Charles Ritchie



“Charles Ritchie,” Heritage, accessed July 16, 2024,