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Dr Randeep Guleria takes charge as Director of AIIMS Delhi

New Delhi: Dr Randeep Guleria, professor and head, department of pulmonary medicine and sleep disorders, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, on Friday took charge as the new director of the medical institute.

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Dr Tehemton Udwadia gets Padma Bhushan; Dr Mukut Minz, Dr Bhakti Yadav, Dr M M Godbole, Dr Devendra Patel, Dr Suniti Solomon get Padma Shree

New Delhi: Dr Tehemton Erach Udwadia, a renowned medical teacher, noted gastroenterologist and widely regarded as the father of laparoscopic surgery in India, has been selected for Padma Bhushan, the country’s third highest civilian award, for his contributions to Indian medicine. He is among the 89 notable personalities to get Padma awards in 2017.

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Dr Ashok Seth honoured with Doctorate of Science by Aligarh Muslim University

New Delhi: Dr Ashok Seth, chairman, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi, was honoured with Doctorate of Science by the Aligarh Muslim University at its 63rd Annual Convocation held on February 28.

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Dr V Shanta gets Padma Vibhushan; Padma Bhushan for Dr D Nageshwar Reddy

New Delhi: Cancer specialist Dr Vishwanathan Shanta has been selected for Padma Vibhushan, India’s second highest civilian award after Bharat Ratna, while gastroenterologist Dr D Nageshwar Reddy has been named for Padma Bhushan, the country’s third highest civilian award. They are among the 112 notable personalities to get Padma awards in 2016.

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Dr Pradeep Chowbey honoured by Japan Society for Endoscopic Surgery

New Delhi: Bariatric surgeon Dr Pradeep Chowbey has been honoured by the Japanese Society of Endoscopic Surgeons for his contribution in the field of minimal access in the arena.

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Interview: Need to increase PG medical seats, number of teaching hospitals — Dr T V Devarajan

Dr T V Devarajan is an eminent doctor and medical teacher who has dedicated his life to teaching and practising medicine. He is 71 years old and is still enthusiastic spreading his positive energy to his fellow doctors and colleagues. He served at Madras Medical College for 29 years without drawing any salary.

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“Government shying away from its responsibilities”

Nobody can have free treatment in the world. It is too much to ask any country to provide free treatment, even developed nations such as US and UK can’t. But they created a system where even the poorest of the population can still have good care.

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Dr Ambrish Mithal conferred Padma Bhushan; Dr Y K Chawla, Dr Yog Raj Sharma receive Padma Shri

New Delhi (IANS): Cinema icons Dilip Kumar and Amitabh Bachchan were conferred the Padma Vibhushan — India’s second highest civilian honour — by President Pranab Mukherjee at an investiture ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan here on Wednesday.

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Bharat Ratna, Padma awards conferred on prominent people

New Delhi (IANS): India’s high civilian honours — the Bharat Ratna and Padma awards — were on Monday conferred by President Pranab Mukherjee on a galaxy of prominent people who have done the country proud.

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‘Medical excellence should be matched by service excellence’

Dr Pradeep Chowbey, joint managing director, chief – surgery and allied surgical specialities and director – Max Institute of Minimal Access, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (MAMBS) at Max Healthcare Institute, New Delhi, is a pioneer of laparoscopic surgery in India.

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