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DMA honors leading Cardiologists for their outstanding contribution
With the increasing incidence of heart disease in the country, it becomes all the more important for more and more experts to come forward for the benefit of the society.

In its endeavour to applaud those individuals who selflessly work towards the betterment of the society and to encourage more people to join the race, the Delhi Medical Association (DMA) honoured deserving individuals for their contribution in the field of healthcare in India on the occasion of their centenary celebrations on 11 August.

The union minister of finance and defence, Arun Jaitely, Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan and Minister of state and technology, Dr. Jitender Singh presented the awards.

The leading awardees of the DMA Centenary Award included renowned Cardiologist, President of the Heart Care Foundation of India and the Sr. National Vice President of the Indian Medical Association, Dr. KK Aggarwal.

Another doctor of prominence included Dr. T.S. Kler, a Padma Bhushan Awardee and an active international Cardiologist who has till date performed over 10,000 coronary, renal and peripheral angioplasties. He is an expert electrophysiologist and the highest implanter of ICD's & Combo devices in he country.

Other Cardiologists included Dr. Naresh Trehan who is the Chairman of Medanta Medicity and Ashok Seth, Chairman of Fortis Heart Institute.

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