D. S. Rana
Dasmal, Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, India
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 Padma Shri.[citation needed]


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  3. ^ "New chairman for Ganga Ram Hospital". The Hindu. 21 May 2011. Retrieved 23 February 2016.
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  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.