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Ludhiana doctor Anubhav Sharma bags prestigious bone cancer fellowship

Ludhiana doctor Anubhav Sharma bags prestigious bone cancer fellowship

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Dr Anubhav Sharma, assistant professor, department of orthopaedics, Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (DMCH), has been awarded with this year’s ‘bone cancer fellowship’ in orthopaedics oncology surgery (bone cancer) at the Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Research Centre, New Delhi. The fellowship is awarded to the best of talent available in the field. This year’s awardee, Dr Anubhav, who hails from Ludhiana, completed his masters in orthopaedics surgery form the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, and acquired advancement training and skills in orthopaedics surgery from Maulana Azad Medical College (LNJP Hospital), Delhi. Mentioning the selection of Dr Anubhav as a ‘’boon’’ for the region, Dr Sandeep Puri, principal, DMCH, said as of now, patients had to travel all the way to Delhi or Mumbai for specialised treatment but now, it was going to be a thing of the past soon. Dr Anubhav Sharma said he always strived hard to achieve the best in his field and with this fellowship, his dream had come true. He said the exposure he would get at the internationally acclaimed bone cancer institute would fulfil his professional aspirations. It had extended him a golden opportunity to serve the community.

New IDA team

Indian Dental Association (IDA), Ludhiana, team 2020-2021, completed its successful term. The new team is now headed by president Dr Ish Paul Singh and honorary secretary Dr Vikram Bali. Also inducted in the team of the IDA, Ludhiana, are honorary treasurer, Dr Manish Kataria, Dr Parvinder Singh Baweja, Dr Sandeep Singh and Dr Parminder Singh Sidhu are vice-presidents and Dr Charanpreet Singh Chugh is joint secretary. The president of the association said in his welcome speech that moto of the new team was to take the IDA, Ludhiana, to new heights in 2022 and to organise more dental camps for social awareness of residents.

Urologist honoured

Renowned urologist and transplant surgeon Baldev Singh Aulakh, was felicitated by urological society of India (NZ) during an annual conference at New Delhi for his contribution to patient management, student training and social work in the field of urology and transplant surgery. The Marudhara Jodhpur Ration Award was also bestowed upon him by the urological society. Alumnus from the PGI, he has served as professor of urology and transplant surgery at the Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, before joining Aykai Hospital. Dr Aulakh has performed a large number of kidney transplants, kidney stone and kidney cancer operations and prostate operations. National award winning book on prostate diseases was authored by Dr Aulakh. He is also the founder president of “Gift of Life Organ Donation Awareness Society” (GLODAS), a non-profitable organisation founded in 2008, which has been incessantly working towards the promotion of organ donation awareness in the state. — TNS

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