Fmr AIIMS chief appointed senior consultant at Sir Ganga Ram

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Fmr AIIMS chief appointed senior consultant at Sir Ganga Ram

New Delhi, Apr 1 (PTI) Former AIIMS Director M C Misra, who retired in January as the head of the premier institute, has been appointed as senior consultant at the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital here.

“Prof. Misra has been appointed Senior Consultant in the the Department of General and Laparoscopic Surgery. The appointment was done recently. He joined office from today,” hospital authorities said.

Misra retired on January 31 after serving a tenure of three years and three months at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences.

At AIIMS, Misra had also served as the chief of AIIMS Trauma from June 2008.

He is credited with the creation of the new departments of Rheumatology and Burns and Plastic Surgery. He also played a significant role in the Digital AIIMS project.

On his retirement, the Health Ministry had said, “His relationship with chiefs of centres, heads of departments, medical superintendents and the AIIMS officials was cordial and constructive. He was a firm administrator, a man of great resilience, boundless energy and positivity.” Head of the Department of Pulmonary Medicine and Sleep Disorder, Randeep Guleria has succeeded him at the AIIMS.

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