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Sudarshan K. Aggarwal
ParentDiwan Chand Aggarwal
AwardsPadma Shri
Beclere Medal
Gösta Forssell Award
J. C. Bose Oration Award
K. R. Gupta Lifetime Achievement Award

Sudarshan Kumar Aggarwal (born 1935) is an Indian medical doctor and radiologist. He was honoured by the Government of India, in 2013, by bestowing on him the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award, for his contributions to the field of medicine.[1]


Sudarshan K. Aggarwal was born in 1935, as the youngest son of Dr. Diwan Chand Aggarwal, one of the pioneers of radiology in India,[2] and a member of the British Institute of Radiology,[3] at Lahore in the British India.[4] He graduated in medicine from Amristsar Medical College, Punjab University in 1957 and secured the post graduate degree of DMRD from London in 1961. He also obtained further degrees such as FRCR in 1986 from England, FACR in 1996 from the US and FRSM from the UK, the same year.[2] He had several training stints at various European hospitals viz. Middlesex Hospital, London, under Sir Bryan Windyer and Dr. F. C. Golding, the Western Regional Hospital in Glasgow, Scotland, the Karolinska Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden, and the Ullevel Hospital in Oslo, Norway, under Professor Frimann Dahl.[2][4]

Aggarwal started his practice at the Diwan Chand Aggarwal Imaging Centre and Research Centre, run by his elder brother, Dr. S. P. Aggarwal, in 1959, specializing in Gastrointestinal and Uroradiology[4][5] and took over the management of the centre in 1989, on the death of his brother.[4][5] Over the years, he has contributed to making the Diwan Chand Aggarwal Imaging Centre and Research Centre, a post graduate study centre, recognized by the National Board of Examinations.[2][4][5]

Aggarwal has co-authored a three volume book, Diagnostic Radiology and Imaging.[6]

He has also published over 50 articles in Indian and international journals.[4][5] Sudarshan K. Aggarwal lives in New Delhi, attending to his duties at the Diwan Chand Satyapal Aggarwal Imaging Research Centre.[7][8]


Aggarwal is the founding editor of the Asian Oceanian Journal of Radiology.[2][4][9] and is a member of the editorial boards of two known journals, Abdominal Imaging[10] and the Indian Journal of Radiology and Imaging[11]

Sudarshan Aggarwal was the President of the Indian Radiological and Imaging Association in 1989.[7] and the organizing secretary of the 6th Asian Oceanian Congress of Radiology (1991) and the 20th International Congress of Radiology.[2][4] He is a member of the Governing Council of the Devki Devi Foundation, a healthcare provider, based in Delhi.[12]

Some of the important positions held by Dr. Aggarwal are:

Awards and recognitions

Aggarwal has received many awards and recognitions such as the Beclere Medal by the International Society of Radiology[2] and the J. C. Bose Oration by the Indian Radiological and Imaging Association.[4][5] He is also a recipient of the Gösta Forssell Award of the Swedish Academy of Radiology.[2][4][5] The Government of India honoured Dr. Aggarwal with the Padma Shri, in 2013.[1] A year later, he received the K. R. Gupta Lifetime Achievement Award by the Indian Radiological and Imaging Association (IRIA).[5] The other honours received by Dr. Aggarwal are:

See also


  1. ^ a b "Padma 2013". The Hindu. 26 January 2013. Retrieved October 10, 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w "Online shop to buy clenbuterol". 2014.
  3. ^ "DC Aggarwal". The British Journal of Radiology. 41 (485): 322. 2014. doi:10.1259/0007-1285-41-485-322-b.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p "DCA Imaging Bio". DCA Imaging. 2006. Retrieved October 22, 2014.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "E Health". E Health. 2014. Retrieved October 22, 2014.
  6. ^ Kakarla Subbarao; Samir Banerjee; Sudarshan K. Aggarwal; Satish K. Bhargava (1 January 2003). Diagnostic Radiology and Imaging - Vol. 1 to 3. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers. p. 1441. ISBN 978-8180610691.
  7. ^ a b "Indian Radiological & Imaging Association". Indian Radiological & Imaging Association. 2014. Retrieved October 22, 2014.
  8. ^ "Bloomberg". Bloomberg. 2014. Archived from the original on October 22, 2014. Retrieved October 22, 2014.
  9. ^ "Asian Oceanian Journal of Radiology". Find an Expert. 2014. ISSN 0972-2688. Retrieved October 22, 2014.
  10. ^ "Abdominal Imaging". Journal. Springer. 2014. ISSN 0942-8925. Retrieved October 22, 2014.
  11. ^ "Indian Journal of Radiology and Imaging". Research Gate. 2014. ISSN 0971-3026. OCLC 123401890. Retrieved October 22, 2014.
  12. ^ "Devki". Devki Devi Foundation. 2014. Retrieved October 22, 2014.
  13. ^ "List of Fellows - NAMS" (PDF). National Academy of Medical Sciences. 2016. Retrieved March 19, 2016.