D. S. Rana
Born
Dasmal, Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, India
OccupationNephrologist
AwardsPadma Shri

D. S. Rana is an Indian nephrologist and the Chairman of the Department of Nephrology at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi,[1] known for his proficiency in renal transplant procedures.[2][3] Born in Dasmal, Hamirpur in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh,[4] he graduated in medicine from the Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla and did his advanced training in clinical nephrology at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh.[5] He is an international scholar of the Cleveland Clinic, Ohio[6] and is a member of the Board of Management of the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital.[7] Parvati Education and Health Society, an organization founded by Rana operates a small 5-bedded hospital in his native village of Dasmal for the rural poor.[4] The Government of India awarded him the fourth highest civilian honour of the Padma Shri in 2009, for his contributions to Medicine.[8] He is the first Himachal pradesh resident awarded Padam shri.

References

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  2. ^ "Successful kidney transplant story". Harmony. March 2007. Retrieved 23 February 2016.
  3. ^ "New chairman for Ganga Ram Hospital". The Hindu. 21 May 2011. Retrieved 23 February 2016.
  4. ^ a b "Dr DS Rana conferred Padam Shri award by President". Him Vani. 31 March 2009. Retrieved 23 February 2016.
  5. ^ "Dr. D S Rana ( Nephrology )". Wonder Doctor. 2016. Archived from the original on 7 March 2016. Retrieved 22 February 2016.
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  7. ^ "Sir Ganga Ram Hospital appoints Dr D S Rana as Chairman, Board of Management". India Medical Times. 18 July 2011. Retrieved 23 February 2016.
  8. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2016. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 October 2015. Retrieved 3 January 2016.