Which of the following doctors performed the first successful heart transplant in India?

Options :
  1. Dr. Venugopal
  2. Dr. Caroli
  3. Dr. Padmavati
  4. Dr. Dastur

Answer and Explanation :-

Answer: Option 1


AIIMS is the first Indian center to perform a successful cardiac transplant. The surgery was performed by Dr. P. Venugopal, the ex director of AIIMS in 1994. Originally from Rajamundhry in Andhra Pradesh, Venugopal joined AIIMS in 1959 at the age of 17 for his MBBS degree and won the gold medal for being the best undergraduate student from then Prime Minister Nehru himself.

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