Delhi Medical Association honoured the leading medical professionals of India with its Vishisht Chikitsa Ratan Award for their distinguished work in the profession and contribution to the society.
At a function held at Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, Union Health Minister J P Nadda conferred the honours to the outstanding physicians.
The recipients of the award include Dr Randeep Guleria, Director, AIIMS; Dr Balram Bhargava, Director, ICMR; Dr Vijay Trehan, Director and Professor Cardiology, GB Pant Hospital; Dr Ashok Seth, Cardiologist and Director, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute; Dr TS Kler, Leading Electrophysiologist and Head Cardiology, PSRI Hospital; Dr Mohan Nair, Senior Cardiologist, Holy Family Hospital; Dr AS Soin, Liver Transplant Surgeon; Dr Ajay Kumar, Senior Gastroenterologist, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute;Dr NK Aggarwal, Head, Forensic Medicine, GTB Hospital; Dr KK Aggarwal,ex-President, Indian Medical Association; Dr Ajay Kumar, Senior Uro and Nephro Transplant Surgeon, Patna; Dr SS Aggarwal, Senior Paediatrician, Jaipur Rajasthan; Dr Siddharth Ramji, Dean, Maulana Azad Medical College and Dr Prem Aggarwal, Cardiologist.
The Union Health Minister also conferred Life Time Achievement Awards to practicing nanogenerians, including Dr. J.S. Guleria, Dr G.P. Seth, Dr. M.G. Abbott and Dr. M.L. Dang.