MB ChB Manch 1923, ChM 1932, MD 1940; FRCS Edin 1927, FRCS (ad eundum) 1949.
Lambert was born near Bolton on 12 August 1899 and studied medicine at the University of Manchester. He held junior positions at Manchester Ear Hospital and MRI where he came under the influence of Sir William Milligan, the founder of the ear, nose and throat department at MRI. In 1947 was given the first chair of ear, nose and throat surgery when he was appointed to a chair in otolaryngology at the University of Manchester, a position he held until 1964 when he retired and was made emeritus professor. Lambert gained an international reputation for his research and for his teaching work. Lambert was also consultant to Manchester Jewish Hospital, MRI, and Christie Hospital Manchester. He was president of the North of England Otolaryngological Society, of the section of laryngology of the Royal Society of Medicine, of the British Association of Laryngologists and of MMS. Lambert died on 8 June 1981.