Padma Bhushan For Dr. Nageswara Reddy

D.NAGESWAR REDDYThe chairman of Asian Institute of Gastro Enterology was honoured with Padma Bhushan for 2016. The internationally acclaimed medical specialist belonged to Chittoor District. He got his medical degree between 1972-78 from Kurnool medical college and got his M.D., from Madras medical college between 1982-84. He took DM certificate in Gastro Enterology from Chandigarh. He was offered a job at the Harvard medical school in the US for a salary of Rs.1 crore. But he declined the offer and joined the NIMS as assistant professor till 1989. Later he was professor at Guntur Medical College till 1990. Later he founded the Asian Institute of Gastro Enterology and developed it into a world class institute of Gastro Enterology. He contributed more than 400 medical articles of high value. He is also the president of World Endoscopy Organisation. Now he plans to expand his institute into a thousand bed hospital.

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