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Roger Leir was a doctor who believed that his operations on ‘alien abductees’ discovered extraterrestrial implants
Roger Leir, who has died aged 78 or 79, was one of the very few individuals to perform surgical procedures on supposed alien abductees; the results, he claimed, constituted scientific proof of non-terrestrial experimentation on man.
A podiatrist by training, from the late 1980s Leir had become increasingly involved with his local branch of the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON). Attending one of its conferences in 1995, he was presented with several foot X-rays from a woman who believed herself to be an abductee. Despite Leir’s professed scepticism, the scans did indicate that there was something in her big toe, and to appease his curiosity he offered to operate on her free of charge. On August 19 1995 he extracted two very small foreign objects from the patient, each one metallic in appearance. A second patient underwent surgery that same day for an object about the size of a watermelon seed, embedded between his thumb and index finger.
Initial analysis of the objects at the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology produced only tentative results, but a reference to the composition of meteors in the final laboratory report convinced Leir that they had to be extraterrestrial in origin. “My patient sure hasn’t been stepping on any meteors,” he told reporters. Yet the university’s associate professor Paul Fuierer, who had conducted the metallurgical study, was quick to deny the possibility of alien involvement; while other sceptics in the medical profession pointed out that the “protective membrane” on all three objects was in fact a normal biological response to the presence of a foreign object in the body, and not, as Leir had claimed, a new kind of organic science at work. Further tests showed that the “implants” were composed of commonly found elements, such as iron and aluminium.
Such reservations did little to deter public interest, however, and soon Leir found his Los Angeles consulting office inundated with scans from members of the public beseeching him to examine supposedly afflicted body parts. To cope with the demand and his own lack of wider expertise, Leir enlisted the help of three colleagues from his local area – a dentist, a radiologist and a general surgeon – to assist him on another 14 operations. Some of the objects that they retrieved were said to emit “deep space frequency” radio waves, while others were supposed to possess unlikely magnetic properties, or contain unusual crystalline structures.
Addressing the Citizen Hearing On Disclosure last year, an event at which military personnel, ufologists and other witnesses testified to the possibility of alien life before six former members of the US Congress, Leir remained adamant that the “implants” could not have entered the body by conventional means, since “there was no visible scar formation and no interruption of the integrity of the skin”. It is the hope of the Citizen Hearing Foundation that the testimony of Leir and other ufologists will add weight to its campaign for the United Nations General Assembly to back a world conference assessing the evidence for non-terrestrial influences upon the human race.
An only child, Roger Leir was born in the San Francisco Bay area in 1935, moving to southern California with his family at the age of 13. Possessing, by his own account, a “wild and vivid” imagination, he entertained many fantasises as a young boy, including the firm conviction – fortunately not subjected to rigorous trial – that he was able to fly. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Science from the University of Southern California in 1961, qualifying as a podiatrist three years later. A journalist visiting his consulting office in Ventura in 2001 found UFO magazines stacked alongside copies of People magazine in the waiting room, as well as a shelf full of “bug-eyed alien dolls”.
By the turn of the century Leir’s findings had established him as a prominent – though controversial – spokesperson for the alien abduction and UFO communities. The Aliens and the Scalpel, detailing his experiences with “implant” surgery, was published in 1999, followed by Casebook: Alien Implants (2000). He made appearances in various television documentaries, including the History Channel’s UFO Hunters, and attended conferences in more than 40 countries. In 2003 he travelled to Varginha, Brazil, to conduct his own research into the alleged crash of an alien craft there seven years previously – an event dubbed “the Brazilian Roswell”. The investigation formed the basis of his final book, UFO Crash in Brazil (2005).
Roger Leir had been in ill health for a number of years towards the end of his life. Financial support for the payment of his medical bills came through solicited donations on his website, Alien Scalpel, and a fundraising event organised by Californian branches of MUFON.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon, and by their daughter.
Roger Leir, born 1935, died March 14 2014