2 Kashmiri medicos awarded gold medal

Dr Omar Salim Akhtar, a urological surgeon was awarded the prestigious Dr H S Bhatt Gold Medal in Urology.

GKNN
Srinagar, Publish Date: Sep 22 2018 11:57PM | Updated Date: Sep 22 2018 11:57PM
2 Kashmiri medicos awarded gold medal2 Kashmiri medicos awarded gold medal

Dr Omar Salim Akhtar and Dr Amir Rashid, valley-based medicos were among doctors honoured by the National Board of Examinations during its 19th convocation. 

Dr Omar Salim Akhtar, a urological surgeon was awarded the prestigious Dr H S Bhatt Gold Medal in Urology.

The gold medal is given to the best performing Urology candidate at the annual National Board Examination in Urology.  

Dr Akhtar, is a consultant urologist and lecturer at the Super Speciality Hospital, Government Medical College, Srinagar. He completed his Diplomate at National Board in Urology at the Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai in 2016. He also worked at the Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai and was Faculty at the Grant Medical College, Mumbai, before taking up his present position at Srinagar. 

Dr Amir Rashid was awarded the Dr H S Wasir gold medal in Cardiology which is given to the best performing Cardiology candidate. Dr Rashid is a cardiologist currently working at SKIMS. He completed his Diplomate of National Board in Cardiology at Shri Chitra Tirunal Institute at Trivandrum, Kerala. 

The 19th convocation of the National Board was held on 21st September at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, and featured wards being given to outstanding students in over 30 disciplines of Medicine and Surgery as well as awards to outstanding teachers of various National Board accredited institutions throughout India. The vice president, M Venkaiah Naidu was the chief guest, and the Union Health Ministers of State, Ashwin Kumar Chaubey.

Latest News

  1. India, Pakistan armies’ trade fire along LoC in Poonch
  2. India, Pakistan armies’ trade fire along LoC in Poonch
  1. JKLF chief Yasin Malik released on bail, re-arrested: Spokesperson
  2. JKLF chief Yasin Malik released on bail, re-arrested: Spokesperson
  1. PDP expels Basharat Bukhari, Peer Hussain from party
  2. PDP expels Basharat Bukhari, Peer Hussain from party
  1. Mumbai man, released from Pakistani prison, reaches India
  2. Mumbai man, released from Pakistani prison, reaches India
  1. Ending disbursement of subsidised sugar anti-people move: Farooq Abdullah
  2. Ending disbursement of subsidised sugar anti-people move: Farooq Abdullah
  1. Super-50 free coaching: DSEK declares waiting list of candidates
  2. Super-50 free coaching: DSEK declares waiting list of candidates
  1. Missing fitness trainer found hanging in north Kashmir’s Baramulla
  2. Missing fitness trainer found hanging in north Kashmir’s Baramulla
  1. Delhi HC seeks reply from Centre, jail on Asiya Andrabi's plea against solitary confinement
  2. Delhi HC seeks reply from Centre, jail on Asiya Andrabi's plea against solitary confinement
  1. Governor, his advisors must take responsibility of Pulwama civilian killings: Er Rasheed
  2. Governor, his advisors must take responsibility of Pulwama civilian killings: Er Rasheed
  1. Winter vacations announced for Jammu and Kashmir colleges
  2. Winter vacations announced for Jammu and Kashmir colleges
  1. On JRL call, funeral prayers in absentia held for Pulwama slain
  2. On JRL call, funeral prayers in absentia held for Pulwama slain
  1. Bihar school segregates students on caste lines, inquiry ordered
  2. Bihar school segregates students on caste lines, inquiry ordered
  1. PDP MP protests in Parliament against Pulwama civilian killings
  2. PDP MP protests in Parliament against Pulwama civilian killings
  1. Won't let PM sleep until all farms loans waived: Rahul Gandhi
  2. Won't let PM sleep until all farms loans waived: Rahul Gandhi
  1. Imran Khan hopes US-Taliban talks end Afghan suffering
  2. Imran Khan hopes US-Taliban talks end Afghan suffering
  1. Charred body of Kulgam resident found in Shopian
  2. Charred body of Kulgam resident found in Shopian
  1. Normalcy in Kashmir after three-day shutdown over Pulwama civilian killings
  2. Normalcy in Kashmir after three-day shutdown over Pulwama civilian killings
  1. Toll rises to 8 in Mumbai hospital blaze, 25 critical
  2. Toll rises to 8 in Mumbai hospital blaze, 25 critical
  1. Sajjan Kumar resigns from Congress primary membership, writes to Rahul
  2. Sajjan Kumar resigns from Congress primary membership, writes to Rahul
  1. Leopard mauls four-year-old to death in Jammu
  2. Leopard mauls four-year-old to death in Jammu
  1. Father of Hamid Ansari thanks India, Pakistan governments for son's release
  2. Father of Hamid Ansari thanks India, Pakistan governments for son's release
  1. No one can 'dictate' to China what it should, shouldn't do: Xi
  2. No one can 'dictate' to China what it should, shouldn't do: Xi
  1. Twitter warns 'unusual activity' from hackers in China, Saudi Arabia
  2. Twitter warns 'unusual activity' from hackers in China, Saudi Arabia
  1. Intense cold wave continues in Kashmir Valley, Ladakh
  2. Intense cold wave continues in Kashmir Valley, Ladakh
x
This site uses cookies to deliver our services and to show you relevant news and ads. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy, Privacy Policy, and our Terms of Service.That's Fine