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Professor (Dr.) Rama Kant is the Past President of Association of Surgeons of India (ASI) 2012. He also served as Vice President of SAARC Surgical Care Society which connects surgeons in SAARC nations. He is the former Professor and Head of the Department of Surgery as well as C.M.S. at King George’s Medical University (KGMU), and Principal / Dean of GCRG Institute of medical sciences Lucknow.
Professor (Dr) Rama Kant was conferred upon the honorary Fellowship by Special Election of the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland(FRCSI) on 12 July 2010 (see photographs). He was also awarded MAMNS in 2010. Professor (Dr) Rama Kant was awarded honorary Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in June 2012. He was also awarded honorary Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2013.
He received Fellow of American College of Surgeons (FACS) in September 2012. He was conferred upon honorary Fellowship of Northern Chapter of ASI (FNCASI) too same year. He was awarded FICS in 1989.
Professor (Dr) Rama Kant has also been awarded honorary FCSS by College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka. He also received honorary Fellowship from College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan in November 2012 (FCPSP).
He was awarded NATIONAL SURGICAL EXCELLENCE AWARD OF MEDSCAPE INDIA 2014
Honoured by HE The Governor of Uttar Pradesh for his contribution in Health and Human Rights December 2015.
He is the World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General’s Awardee on tobacco control for the year 2005. He also led the Endocrine Surgery and Nuclear Medicine unit at KGMU and was the founder-Director of WHO Tobacco Cessation Clinic at KGMU. He is the former Chief Medical Superintendent of Gandhi Memorial and Associated Hospitals, KGMU. He was conferred upon the Best Eminent Surgical Teacher Award by Association of Surgeons of India (ASI), UP and received the ASI Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012.
He is the past-President of Association of Surgeons of India (ASI) UP (2009-2010) and won the national presidential elections of ASI becoming President-elect ASI 2012. He also won the general elections of Association of Surgeons of India (ASI) for governing council membership with thumping majority (2010-2012). He is also the President of following professional and social associations of repute: Lucknow College of Surgeons (LCS), Indian Doctors for Peace and Democracy (IDPD) Lucknow, Indian Society Against Smoking (ISAS), among others.
Prof (Dr) Rama Kant was conferred upon the Begum Hazrat Mahal Quami Ekta Award (1995), Olympian Surgeon Award (1996), National Award from Indian Government’s Health Ministry (1997), State Government’s Award for his Hindi books (1998 and 2000), among other distinguished awards and recognitions. He was also bestowed upon with the Saraswat Samman 2010 on Republic Day eve, and Amritlal Nagar Samman 2010 in recognition of his lifetime contribution to healthcare services in the region.
He has published large number of scientific papers in national and international journals and also written a chapter in an international book on BENIGN ANO RECTAL DISEASES published by Springer 2015, larger number of articles in lay press. He has published 6 books
Prof (Dr) Rama Kant has been the past Secretary of Indian Association of Endocrine Surgeons, Association of Surgeons of India, Jt secretary (scientific)Indian Medical Association (IMA) Lucknow, President of UPMA, among others. Presently he is the Principal / Dean of GCRG Institute of Medical Sciences and Hospital (GCRGIMSH).