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T. K. Lahiri

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Years active  Since 1972
Awards  Padma Shri
Known for  Cardiothoracic surgery
Award  Padma Shri
Occupation  Cardiothoracic surgeon Medical academic

Tapan Kumar Lahiri is an Indian cardiothoracic surgeon, medical academic and writer from the state of Uttar Pradesh. He is a former professor at the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery of the Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University. The Government of India awarded him the fourth highest civilian honour of the Padma Shri, in 2016, for his contributions to medicine.


Born in Varanasi, the temple town of Uttar Pradesh, he secured an MS in general surgery in 1969 from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi and an MCh in thoracic surgery in 1972 from the same institution before starting his career as a member of faculty at the Institute of Medical Sciences of BHU where he held the posts of a reader, assistant professor, professor and head of the department of cardiothoracic surgery. After his retirement in 2003, he was made the professor emeritus of the institution. The Government of India included him in the Republic Day honors list for the civilian award of the Padma Shri in 2016.


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