India observes National Doctors Day on July 1st of each year. On this day, we make a particular effort to express our gratitude to the true global heroes—the doctors who commit their lives to save ours.
And while we should always be grateful to every one of them for the work they accomplish, here we are highlighting some of the top physicians who are revolutionising Indian healthcare.
The purpose of the day is to honour the selflessness and extraordinary labour of medical professionals. The top five physicians of the year are recognised by India Mirror, a well-known digital news and marketing platform in India, for their contribution to the country's healthcare sector.
1. Dr. Durgaprasad Reddy - Stalwart Cardiothoracic surgeon
Dr. Durgaprasad Reddy has been associated with Vydehi hospital since 2004. He is currently the Chairman of the MEC (Medical Excellence Committee) at the Vydehi group of institutions. He also heads the Vydehi institute of cardiac sciences at Vydehi institute of medical sciences, in Bengaluru. He has successfully completed more than 16000 major cardiac surgeries. Dr. Durgaprasad Reddy is the Director at Dalvikot Wound Care Center and Vydehi super specialty hospital, Bengaluru. The cardiothoracic surgeon has to his credit, many research publications. He has been felicitated at numerous national and international awards ceremonies.
Many of his projects include donating free heart valves and land for cultivation, and building roads, street lights, water purification plants. Dr. Reddy presented numerous research papers at various national and international conferences. He has to his credit many articles published at national and international journals of high repute. He is a man who believes in updating himself with newer techniques in his field that helps his patients. He conducts and attends several workshops towards the same.
- Conducting successful ECMO programme.
- Performed successful Heart and Lung transplants
- Successfully operated on more than 40,000 minor procedures.
- Operated more than 1000 tetralogy of fallot cases.
- Operated on least weight (1.8KG) baby for complex congenital heart disease.
2. Dr Radha Sharma
Dr Radha Sharma is one of the most sought-after Dermatologists and Cosmetologists in Noida sector 18. She has years of experience in Dermatology Aesthetic, Cosmetic & Laser Skin treatments.
The qualified medical practitioner has been focussing on Dermatolgy and cosmetic treatments since 2013. The doctor has set up her skin and hair clinic ARCANE BY Dr.Radha Sharma, in Delhi NCR, - Sector 18 in Noida.
Arcane skin & hair clinic has team of qualified Dermatologists, skin care experts and Aestheticians who customise treatment as per individual skin concern. Dermatology is her passion and she is a strong believer of making people confident in their own skin.
The doctor specialises in solving skin problems such as clinic Dermatology (which include skin problems and diseases), Pigmentation, Anti-Ageing, Laser Hair Reduction, Chemical Peels, MNRF, Skin Resurfacing, Aesthetic & Hydra Facials, Acne & Acne-Scar Treatment, and Hair Fall Treatment, Meso therapy, Botox, Fillers, Thread lift, Microblading, HIFU etc.
The dermatologist has done many fellowships in Lasers, cosmetology and also participated in workshops and symposiums. She has researched published on 500 patients. Website – www.arcaneclinic.in
3. Dr. Mithilesh Mishra - M.S MRCS (London) M.Ch.Cosmetic & Plastic Surgeon
Dr. Mithilesh Mishra done his MBBS from Motilal Nehru College Allahabad. Then he did his general surgery training from Prestigeous College Medical college Kolkata. After finishing his General surgery training he joined B.Y.L NAIR of Mumbai for his Plastic Surgery Training. He is member of Royal College of Surgeon England and fellow of HOSPITAL UNIVERSATARIO PUERTA DE HIERRO, Madris, Spain. He is pioneer Plastic and cosmetic Surgeon at Vasai Virar. He has done many difficult surgery to name few Successful. Website - www.arthhospital.com
- Hand Male to female transformation surgery along with regular cosmetic surgeries
- Hand replant surgeries- post industrial accidents.
- Gender reassignment surgeries (Male to Female- news was covered by International media too like BBC)
- Hair transplants.
- Unwanted Hair reductions.
- Many surgeries of Birth Defect correction with excellent results and spreading smiles in many families, naming few like.
- Cleft Lip and Palate surgery
- Hypospedias surgeries
- Complex genital agenesis cases etc.
- Nose surgeries
4. Dr S Kumar- Scientist
Dr S Kumar is one doctor who can be referred to as a great Copernicus-like scientist of India because of his revolutionary theory on the prevention of diabetes and similar other diseases that claims Type-2 diabetics can be prevented, treated, and reversed.
Dr S Kumar, Founder- Director of Appropriate Diet Therapy Centre, is working round
The clock to prove his extensive research with regard to the management &
Treatment of diabetes and visions to wipe out this metabolic disorder (diabetes) within the next 50 years in India using the non-pharmaceutical approach. He has developed formulations like Diaboplasty Protocol 369+ by which the symptoms of this disease can be corrected. Currently, there are about 40 Appropriate Diet Therapy Centres all over India.
The 63-year-old researcher is an applied bio-chemist and a nutritionist who has
Successfully treated more than 1 lakh patients suffering from various ailments through extensive research on different diseases and foods. The famous scientist Dr Kumar has authored many books. Among them, "Yes Milk, Ab No Milk", forwarded by Maneka Gandhi, was included in the President of India's Library in 2011. Website – www.appropriatediettherapy.in
5. Dr Vivek Lolage- M.D.
Dr Vivek Lolage is an expert proctologist and reputed Ayurvedic doctor in the Thane region. He is a Chairman of Indian Red Cross Society Thane. With a vast experience of more than four decades, the veteran physician has successfully cured over 50,000 patients worldwide suffering from Anorectal disorders without any surgery.
Dr Vivek completed his study at Smt Kamaladevi Mittal Ayurvedic College, Mumbai. Dr Lolage has established the first dedicated hospital for anorectal treatment in Thane, Kalasiddhi Anorectal Ozone Hospital. The hospital provides painless treatment of anorectal disorders with the help of Kshar Sutra therapy, Ozone Therapy, unique Ayurvedic medicines and non-surgical methods.
The skilled physician has achieved many milestones in his long service journey and received multiple recognition both in India and abroad; that includes the prestigious Thane Gaurav Puraskar in 2016 and Governor of Maharashtra Bhagat Singh Koshyari felicitated him for his excellence in proctology. Recently, he received India Pride Bhushan award by Goa CM Dr Sawant in May 2022. Website - www.drlolages.com