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ChB Line breaks: ChB
Pronunciation: /siːeɪtʃˈbiː/

Definition of ChB in English:


Bachelor of Surgery.
Example sentences
  • That same day Keith Harding, MB, ChB, MRCGP, from University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, Wales, will lecture on the evidence supporting the use of ‘Compression Therapy.’
  • The Nuss procedure is a minimally invasive technique for the correction of pectus excavatum that was developed by Donald Nuss, MB, ChB, at Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters in Norfolk, Va.
  • ‘Low levels of vitamin D have been associated with osteoporosis, hypertension, diabetes, and cancer,’ said lead author Peter Black, MB, ChB, Department of Medicine, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.


From Latin Chirurgiae Baccalaureus.

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