Sr. Consultant Cardiac Surgeon (Visiting Faculty)
MS., MCh, FIACS, Cardiac Surgery Fellowship (Australia)
Presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award by Mahaveer International Trust in 2015. Also received Dr. Purshottam Singh Award from IMA, GEMS International Award and Dr. SN Mathur Oration Award, among others.
Had done M.Ch in cardiothoracic surgery from the prestigious PGI Chandigarh, in 1990. Subsequently, trained with some outstanding heart surgeons in leading hospitals in Sydney and Melbourne, Australia, for 4 years, while doing Fellowship and received expertise in coronary bypass surgery, valve repair and replacements, paediatric heart surgery and heart transplants.
Had topped in MBBS in 1982 winning 10 gold medals. Declared one of the most outstanding graduates of GSVM Medical College in the last 50 years, at the Golden Anniversary celebrations of the medical college in 2007.
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