Chittoor Mohammed Habeebullah
Died10 July 2010
AwardsPadma Shri
Khwarizmi International Award

Chittoor Mohammed Habeebullah was an Indian gastroenterologist, known for his contributions to the medical discipline of gastroenterology in India.[1][2] Born in 1937[3] in the South Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, Habeebullah graduated in medicine (MBBS) from the Guntur Medical College in 1958, after which he secured his master's degree in general medicine (MD) from Andhra University and DM from the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh.[1] He started his career as an assistant professor at the Department of Gastroenterology, Osmania Medical College and served as the professor and the Head of the Department from 1975 to 1992 and thereafter as the principal till 1994.[1] He also served as the Director, Centre for Liver Research and Diagnostics, Deccan College of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad[3] and as the Director of Medical Education, Government of Andhra Pradesh.[1] He was a 1997 Fellow of The National Academy of Sciences, India[3] and had many scientific publications to his credit.[4] A recipient of the Khwarizmi International Award in 1997,[5] Habeebullah was honored by the Government of India, in 2001, with the fourth highest Indian civilian award of Padma Shri.[6] He died on 10 July 2010, falling to a cardiac arrest.[1]

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  5. ^ "KIA". KIA. 2014. Archived from the original on 15 December 2013. Retrieved 2 January 2015.
  6. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Padma Awards. 2014. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 October 2015. Retrieved 11 November 2014.