Padmashri awardees in the field of Medicine

1 Dr. Himmatrao Bawaskar (Maharashtra)

MBBS (GMC,Nagpur)
MD General Medicine (BJMC,Pune
His well known work – Prazosin as a treatment of scorpion sting.
Snake bite poisoning.

2 Dr. Prokar Dasgupta (United Kingdom)

MBBS (calcutta University)
DNB,FRCS (Urology)
His well known works-
Das gupta technique – injecting botox into bladder wall for urinary incontinence.
Use of da Vinci robot to perform keyhole surgery as part of kidney transplant.

3 Dr. Lata desai (Gujrat)

She dedicated her life for tribal communities & women empowerment .
Founded the society for education ,welfare and action rural (SEWA Rural) in Bharuch

4 Dr Vijaykumar vinayak Dongre

MBBS (Maharashtra)
He dedicated his entire life in leprosy control in urban and rural areas in Maharashtra .

5 Dr. Narendra Prasad Misra (posthumous)- Madhya pradesh

Developed treatment protocols for victims of Bhopal gas tragedy and COVID 19 .

6 Dr.Sunkara venkata Adinarayana Rao (Andhra Pradesh)
MBBS,MS orthopaedics (Andhra medical College)
His worked for disabled,poor and needy

7 Dr. Veeraswamy seshiah (Tamil Nadu)


8 Dr. Bhimsen singhal (Maharashtra)

MBBS,MD Neurology (Grant medical College)
He discovered the entity of megalencephalic leukodystrophy with a specific gene defect in Agarwal community.

9 Dr Kamlakar tripathi (Uttar pradesh )

10 Dr Balaji tambe – Ayurveda (posthumous)- Maharashtra

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