Lalit Mohan Banerjee

Lalit Mohan Banerjee

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Lalit Mohan Banerjee
Born West Bengal, India
Occupation Surgeon
Known for Medical academics
Awards Padma Bhushan

Lalit Mohan Banerjee was an Indian surgeon, medical academic and the first medical professional to receive the degree of Master of Surgery from the University of Calcutta.[1] He was a professor of surgery at R. G. Kar Medical College and Hospital of the Calcutta University[2][3] and the personal surgeon to the President of India.[4] He was one of the founders of the Association of Surgeons of India and was its third president (1941–1942).[5] It was during this period, he had an opportunity to operate on Rabindranath Tagore, the renowned poet and Nobel Laureate.[4] The Government of India awarded him the third highest civilian honour of the Padma Bhushan, in 1955, for his contributions to medical science.[6] A road in Sodepur has been named after him as Dr. L. M. Banerjee Road'.[7]

References

  1. ^ "Asoke Kumar Bagchi" (PDF). National Medical Journal of India. 2005. Retrieved July 4, 2016. 
  2. ^ Seyed B. Mostofi (17 September 2004). Who's Who in Orthopedics. Springer Science & Business Media. pp. 294–. ISBN 978-1-85233-786-5. 
  3. ^ Debi Prasad Chattopadhyaya (1999). History of Science, Philosophy and Culture in Indian Civilization: pt. 1. Science, technology, imperialism and war. Pearson Education India. pp. 503–. ISBN 978-81-317-2818-5. 
  4. ^ a b Dilip Kumar Chakrabarti; Ramanuj Mukherjee; Samik Kumar Bandyopadhyay; Sasanka Nath; Saibal Kumar Mukherjee (October 2011). "R.G.Kar Medical College, Kolkata—A Premiere Institute of India". Indian J Surg. 73 (5): 390–393. doi:10.1007/s12262-011-0327-1. PMC 3208697. PMID 23024555. 
  5. ^ "Past Presidents". Association of Surgeons of India. 2016. Retrieved July 4, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2016. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 15, 2014. Retrieved January 3, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Dr. L.M. Banerjee Road". Pinda.in. 2016. Retrieved July 4, 2016. 




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