Prithipal Singh Maini

Prithipal Singh Maini
Born Punjab, India
Occupation Orthopedic surgeon
Known for Joint osteotomy
Spouse(s) Dr. (Mrs.) B.K. Maini
Awards Padma Bhushan
Order of Nishan-e-Khalsa

Prithipal Singh Maini is an Indian orthopedic surgeon and the senior consultant surgeon at Sir Ganga Ram City Hospital, New Delhi.[1] He is also a Consultant Orthopaedist at Sama Hospital, New Delhi.[2]

Maini has managed several clinical and medical trials and has taught at a number of medical schools in India.[3] He is an Emeritus Professor of the Maharshi Dayanand University and is the vice chairman of Pathfinder Health India Group,[4] an organization promoting affordable healthcare.[5] When Parkash Singh Badal, the chief minister of Punjab, suffered a fall in 2001, it was Maini who operated on him to correct the Femur fracture.[6] He received the Order of Nishan-e-Khalsa honor from the chief minister of Punjab in 2001.[7][8] The Government of India awarded him the third highest civilian honour of the Padma Bhushan, in 2007, for his contributions to Indian medicine.[9]

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References

  1. "Department of Orthopedics". SGR City Hospital. 2016. Retrieved 14 June 2016.
  2. "Dr. PS Maini on Practo". Practo. 2016. Retrieved 14 June 2016.
  3. "Dr. Prithipal Singh Maini, Director". India Mart. 2016. Retrieved 14 June 2016.
  4. "Executive Profile". Bloomberg. 2016. Retrieved 14 June 2016.
  5. "Pathfinder Health India launches First Family Medical Centre". Pathfinder. 2016. Retrieved 14 June 2016.
  6. "Badal operated upon". The Tribune. 21 November 2001. Retrieved 14 June 2016.
  7. "Order of Nishan-e-Khalsa winners". The Tribune. 14 April 2001. Retrieved 14 June 2016.
  8. Mohinder Singh (1 January 2001). Punjab 2000: Political and Socio-economic Developments. Anamika Publishers & Distributors. pp. 258–. ISBN 978-81-86565-90-2.
  9. "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2016. Retrieved 3 January 2016.
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