Dr. Matthew J. Brennan, a retired Greater Baltimore Medical Center anesthesiologist, died Tuesday of complications from Parkinson’s disease at his home in Ruxton. He was 79.
Born in County Sligo, Ireland, he was the son of Dr. Martin Brennan, a general practitioner and member of the Irish Parliament, and Sarah Patricia Foley.
He earned a degree at University College Dublin in 1965. At his graduation, he received the president’s gold medal from the University’s Medical Society in 1965. He later received a master’s degree in public health from the Johns Hopkins University.
He did a surgical internship at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Dublin and then moved to San Antonio,...