1 June 2017
Kulbir Singh Kalsi
The renowned Paediatric Surgeon, Prof. Ram Samujh, has been elevated as the Head of Department, Paediatric Surgery at PGIMER Chandigarh today, following the retirement of Prof. KLN Rao yesterday.
Prof. Ram Samujh is a highly accomplished surgeon who comes to this position with a wealth of over 30 years of extensive experience and in-depth understanding of needs and challenges in Paediatric Surgery. With a mutually rewarding and symbiotic association with PGIMER since 1986 and having a professional stint with King Fahd Central Hospital, Jijan, Saudi Arabia as Senior Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Prof. Ram Samujh has also to his credit many distinctions including U C Chakraborty Award, Bharat Jyoti Award, Shiksha Ratan Award for his various innovative accomplishments in Paediatric Surgery.
Prof. Ram Samujh has also published 95 papers in national and international journals in addition to contributing six chapters in books on Paediatric Surgery. He has also presented scientific papers in 30 national and five international conferences besides attending ten prestigious international symposia and workshops. He has also played a key role in organizing numerous conferences and seminars on Paediatric Surgery and allied subjects.
Prof. Ram Samujh also enjoys the membership of many high profile organizations including Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeons, European Paediatric Surgeons Association, Association of Surgeons of India to mention a few. He also enjoys the life membership of Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeons and Indian Academy of Paediatrics.