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Dr BC Roy National Award 2018: Dr BK Misra honored as eminent medical person of year



Dr. BC Roy National Award 2018: Dr. BK Misra honored as eminent medical person of the year: Details, Profile, Career Achievements, About

Mumbai-based eminent neurosurgeon Dr. B.K. Misra was named for the prestigious Dr. B.C. Roy National Award for the year 2018 as Eminent Medical Person of the Year.

This award is the highest medical honor of India and will be bestowed upon him by President Ram Nath Kovind on 1st July 2019 on the occasion of National Doctors Day.

Dr, B.K Misra is the Head of Department of Surgery as well as Neurosurgery and Gamma Knife Radiosurgery at Mumbai’s P.D. Hinduja Hospital.

Dr, B.K Misra during his medical career, has several firsts to his credit, including image-guided aneurysm microsurgery, the first doctor in South Asia to perform gamma knife radiosurgery and first in the country to perform awake craniotomy for brain tumors.

About B.C Roy Award

BC Roy Award is the highest recognition for medical practitioners in India. It was instituted by Medical Council of India (MCI) in 1976 in memory of renowned physician and former West Bengal Chief Minister Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy.

B.C Roy Award is bestowed annually six categories viz. statesmanship of the Highest Order in India, eminent medical person, medical man-cum-statesman, an eminent person in philosophy, an eminent person in arts and an eminent person in Science.



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