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Purshotam Lal
Born1954 (age 67–68)
NationalityIndian
OccupationCardiologist

Purshotam Lal (born 1954)[1] is an Indian cardiologist and chairman and director of Interventional Cardiology of the Metro Group of Hospitals. He has been awarded the Padma Vibhushan (2009),[2] Padma Bhushan, and Padma Shree[citation needed]. He specializes in non-surgical closure of heart holes (ASD/VSD), non-surgical replacement of valves, and treatment of multiple sclerosis.

Accomplishments

Lal pioneered interventional cardiology, and introduced the largest number of interventional techniques (as an alternative to open heart surgery) in the country. Lal performed the largest number of angioplasties/stentings procedures in the country. After spending 15 years in the United States, Lal returned to India.

Lal has taught interventional cardiology for 20 years.

Achievements

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Memberships

He has been associated with:

Awards and honours

National

Sant Nirankari Mission

Dr. P. Lal has been closely associated with Sant Nirankari Mission. He gave credit for his success to teachings of mission and blessings of Satguru. Currently he is serving in managing committee of Sant Nirankari Charitable Foundation (SNCF).[3]

References

  1. ^ Express Healthcare - creator of affordable healthcare
  2. ^ "Punjab CM felicitate Dr.Purshotam Lal on being honoured with Padma Vibhushan". Punjab Newsline. 16 April 2009. Retrieved 5 August 2010.
  3. ^ https://www.nirankari.org/intranet/news/2010sncfoundation

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