The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Paterson, Alexander Stewart
Paterson, Alexander Stewart, M.D., Colonial Surgeon, South Australia, became L.R.C.S. Edinburgh in 1856, M.D. Edinburgh in 1857, M.D. Melbourne in 1865, and M.D. Adelaide in 1877. He was appointed Resident Medical Officer of the Adelaide Lunatic Asylum in April 1867, and Colonial Surgeon in Jan. 1870, both of which positions he still holds.