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AG Phadke selected for Dhanwantri Award

The urologist has been selected the recipient of the 35th Dhanwantri Award for medical practitoners.

india Updated: Oct 05, 2006 22:32 IST
Press Trust of India
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Urologist and kidney transplant surgeon AG Phadke has been selected the recipient of the 35th Dhanwantri Award for medical practitioners.

Phadke is a pioneer in kidney transplant surgery and has contributed over 100 research papers on his subject. He will receive the award at a ceremony on October 15, a release said in Mumbai on Thursday.

Past recipients of the award include South African heart transplant pioneer Christian Bernard, it said.

First Published: Oct 05, 2006 22:32 IST