On the eve of Republic Day, the government has announced the list for the Padma Awards 2016. The Padma awards are conferred by the President at a function in Rashtrapati Bhawan in March/April every year
Dr Mrs Anil Kumaari Malhotra – former Principal of Nehru Homoeopathy Medical College and BR Sur Homoeopathy Medical College New Delhi conferred the civilian award Padma Shri by Govt. of India. This is the only award in the field of Homoeopathy
But more than 15 allopathic doctors conferred with Padma awards this year
The have Padma wars in various fields like
- Cardiothoracic surgery
- Medicine – Surgery
- Medicine – Pediatric surgery
- Medicine – radiology
- Medicine – cardiac surgery
- Medicine – Cardiothoracic surgery
- Medicine – cardiology
- Orthopedic surgery
- Opthalmology etc
I request all homoeopaths who have made some contribution to homoeopathy or people at large –apply for the Padma awards in future years
How to apply for Padma awards
Padma awardees in Modern Medicine and their contributions
|Dr. Mannam Gopi Chand||Cardio Thoracic Surgery||Telangana||Dr. Gopichand Mannam graduated from Guntur Medical College, in April 1981. In May he went to Jamaica, West Indies, where he developed his initial skills in surgery. He is a cardiac transplant surgeon|
|Prof. Ravi Kant||Medicine-Surgery||UP||Vice Chancellor KGMU, FRCS (England), FRCS (Edinburgh), FRCS (Glasgow), FRCS (Ireland), FAMS, FACS, FICS, MS, DNB, FAIS|
|Prof. Shiv Narain Kureel||Medicine- Paediatric Surgery||UP||Department of Pediatric Surgery, King George Medical University, Lucknow, UP|
|Dr. Sabya Sachi Sarkar||Medicine –Radiology||UP||Managing Director, Sarkar Diagnostic, C-1093, Sector-A, Mahanagar, A KGMU aluminii|
|Dr. Alla Gopala Krishna Gokhale||Medicine-Cardiac Surgery||AP||MBBS, M.S. (General Surgery),M.Ch and DNB, (Cardio-thoracic surgery), SMP (IIM-C)), is an Indian Cardiac Surgeon at Yashoda Hospitals, Secunderabad.
He is known for being the first to perform a successful human-to-human heart transplant and first successful lung transplant in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India.
|Prof. T.K. Lahiri||Medicine-Cardio Thoracic Surgery||UP||Professor emeritus of the department of cardio-thoracic surgery.|
|Dr. Praveen Chandra||Medicine-Cardiology||Delhi||Is Chairman of Interventional Cardiology at Medanta- The Medicity, Gurgaon, India. He has been awarded for success and achievement in the field of Coronary Angioplasty in India in
1998. He has served as Director of Cardiac Cath Lab & Acute MI Services at Max Healthcare and as Consultant Cardiologist at Escorts Heart Institute. He is fellow of Endovascular Intervention Society of India and the Asia-Pacific Society of Interventional Cardiology.
|Prof. (Dr) Daljeet Singh Gambhir||Medicine-Cardiology||UP||Is one of the icons in the field of Clinical as well as Interventional Cardiology in India. He is a graduate and postgraduate (MD) from MAMC. After obtaining his doctorate degree (DM),
he joined the Department of Cardiology, G B Pant Hospital, New Delhi as Asst. Professor in 1985 and rose to the position of Professor within
a few years at the young age of 44. Presently, he is working as the Group Director of Cardiology, Kailash Hospitals.
He has many “Firsts” to his credit in the country, including coronary interventions by stent implantation, atherectomies and rotablation for removal of obstruction from the arteries, angioplasty for unprotected left main coronary stenosis and high risk coronary interventions using a percutaneous support device. He has successfully performed innumerable interventions for left-main coronary artery stenosis, thus obviating the need for bypass surgery in hundreds of patients.
|Dr.Chandrasekar Shesadri Thoguluva||Medicine-Gastroenterology||TN|| Had a brilliant academic career. He was the Best Outgoing Student in his MBBS at Madurai Medical College with 14 Gold Medals and Merit Certificates. He did his MD (Medicine) and DM
(Gastroenterology) from PGI Chandigarh. He has been honoured with Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (FRCP – Glasgow). The award was conferred to him at Glasgow, UK on Wednesday, the 22nd July, 2009.
|Prof. M.V. Padma Srivastava||Medicine-Neurology||Delhi|| Her primary area of interest in Stroke, Vascular Dementia and Multiple Sclerosis besides actively participating in the Epilepsy Program at AIIMS. She initiated the Hyperacute Reperfusion strategies including the thrombolysis program for acute ischemic stroke at AIIMS. Christened “Code-Red”, with tissue plasminogen activator, AIIMS is the first public sector hospital to launch this program. She is also an active and founding member of the Comprehensive Epilepsy Program at AIIMS including the Epilepsy Surgery and Intractable Epilepsy Clinic. She is the recipient of the prestigious Vimla Virmani Oration, Achanta Laxmipathy Oration from NAMS, K.L.Wig Oratin from API & Fellowship from NAMS and NASI.
Presently she is working on projects like Human autologous stem cell therapy in Stroke; and in Cerebral palsy, which are funded by the National scientific bodies such as Directorate of Science and Technology and Directorate of Biotechnology. Her other areas of active research interest include, role of unconventional risk factors, for stroke; role of stroke genetics; genetics in vascular dementia, comprehensive stroke rehabilitation programs and has been working on association and outcomes of Hyperhomosyteinemia in stroke, lipid profile and association with stroke and stroke subtypes; risk factor profile of stroke in India with special reference to stroke in young etc.
She is the National Co-ordinator for the SITS-NEW registry for thrombolysis for stroke data from India, the National Co-ordinator for the SITS-SEARS registry with the Karolinska University and is an active member of the National Stroke Surveillance program for India, the National Stroke Registry, the National Prevention Programs
for Non-communicable Diseases of India. She is also the Executive Member of the Indian Stroke Association. She has been the visiting professor to the Department of Neurology, UMASS, Boston. She has been the organizing committee member for the Frontiers of Science programs between India and the USA for the IUSSTF.
She is on board as task force member for several programs including the FIST, under DST, Govt. of India. She was instrumental in formulating the India Stroke Guidelines which are now endorsed by the ISA. She is a team member of the Stroke Clinic and the Stroke Unit in AIIMS. Her other area of active research and clinical practice is Multiple Sclerosis. She is on board as the Expert Committee member for several projects and also the external examiner for DM courses in several reputed National Institutes and for the DNB in Neurology. She is also the member secretary for formulating new guidelines for the DNB Neurology curriculum by the National Boards of Examinations and is a member of the Speciality Board for Neurology by the NBE, Govt. of India. She is on editorial boards for several reputed journals. She has more than 200 publications in peer reviewed publications including journals and chapters in books.
|Dr. Sudhir V. Shah||Medicine-Neurology||Gujarat|| Consultant Neurologist, at Ahmedabad. Professor and Head department of Neurology at KM school of PG medicine and research, Sheth V. S. General Hospital, Ahmedabad.
Honorary Neurologist to H. E. The Governor of Gujarat. Director of Neurosciences, Sterling Hospital. Immediate past chairman of National Jain Doctor’s Federation. Executive Committee Members at Indian Academy of Neurology
|Dr. M. M. Joshi||Medicine-Ophthalmology||Karnataka||“M M JOSHI EYE INSTITUTE”, also known as “PADMA NAYANALAYA” is the biggest exclusive, ophthalmic super speciality eye hospital of North Karnataka.
It was founded in 1967 by “Dr MM JOSHI” and since its inception, It has been an icon of “Advanced Ophthalmic Care”, being the major referral hospital in this part of the country, with its catchment area comprising of entire North Karnataka, Goa, Southern Maharashtra & adjoining Andhra Pradesh. M.M.Joshi Eye Institute is a High-Tech Eye Hospital offering comprehensive Eye Care facilities in Hubli, North Karnataka, India.
|Prof. (Dr) John Ebnezar||Medicine-Orthopaedic Surgery||Karnataka||Ph.D., MBBS, D’Ortho, DNB (Ortho), MNAMS (Ortho). DAC, DMT, (Diploma in Sports Medicine, Australia) INOR Fellow (UK) Consulting Orthopedic and Spine Surgeon Expert in Wholistic Orthopedics Former Vice President, Indian Orthopedic Association President, Geriatric Orthopedic Society of India (R) President, Orthopedic Author’s Club President, Neurospinal Surgeon’s Association (Karnataka) President, Karnataka Orthopedic Academy Chairman, Swaasthya Health Foundation CEO, Parimala Health Care Services Dr. John’s Orthopedic Center, Bangalore|
|Dr. Nayudamma Yarlagadda||Medicine-Paediatric Surgery||AP||Consultant paediatric surgeon based out of Guntur. He is the only Indian surgeon to have successfully separated three sets of Conjoined Twins fused at three different locations – thorax, abdomen & pelvis. All 6 children are leading normal healthy lives. He is also the first Indian surgeon to have successfully operated on a rare congenial anomaly of duplication of stomodeum (double mouth) in December, 1995|