Dr. Samiran Nundy
Dr Samiran Nundy, a medical undergraduate from Cambridge and Guy’s Hospital London and trained in medicine and later in surgery at Guy’s, Addenbrooke’s Cambridge, the Hammersmith and the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He has taught at the Universities of Cambridge, London and Harvard and returned to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in 1975 where he eventually became professor and Head of the Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery. He started the Surgical Gastroenterology and Liver Transplantation Department at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, in 1996. He then retired as the Dean of the Ganga Ram Institute for Postgraduate Medical Education and Research. A prolific writer, Dr Nundy has written 37 books and 236 research papers. He has been on the editorial board of 24 journals which include the British Medical Journal and the Bhutan Health Journal. He also helped in lobbying for and drafting the Transplantation of Human Organs Act 1995.