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Noted Cardiac Surgeon Prakash Marpakwar Passes Away

Marpakwar, 73, is survived by two daughters.

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Noted cardiac surgeon Dr Prakash Marpakwar died on Saturday following a brief illness, family sources said. Marpakwar, 73, is survived by two daughters.

In a long medical career, he had several firsts to his name. He was the first doctor to perform open-heart surgery in Nagpur in 1987. 

BJP  leader Devendra Fadnavis condoled Dr Marpakwar's death, saying that the Vidarbha region has lost a prominent surgeon.

With PTI inputs.

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