Odisha’s Eminent Cardiologist Dr JP Das Passes Away
Bhubaneswar: Renowned cardiologist Dr Jadunath Prasad Das passed away at a private hospital on Sunday evening.
Dr Das’s wife Gayatri Das, a social worker, son Dr Debbrata Das, daughter-in-law Bidya Das and granddaughter Ishani Das were present at the time of the eminent cardiologist’s death. Eminent personalities from medical science have condoled the demise of Dr Das.
Born on August 5, 1933, Dr Das passed the HSC Examination from Ranihat High School, Cuttack and went to Ravenshaw College, Cuttack to do ISc. He completed MBBS from SCB Medical College, Cuttack in 1956.
Dr Das was a distinguished Fellow of several medical societies. He was the 6th qualified cardiologist of India. He pioneered cardiology in Odisha and is considered as the “Father of Cardiology”.
He has authored several scientific papers, founded the Cardiology department in Odisha, and received numerous awards, including a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Cardiological Society of India.