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Biographical entry Dalàl, Anandrai Keshavlal (1886 - 1929)

OBE 1926; MRCS 10 February 1910; FRCS 12 October 1911; LRCP 1910.

17 September 1886
27 April 1929
Bombay, India
ENT surgeon and General surgeon


Born on 17 September 1886 the son of Keshavlal Dalàl, a broker by occupation and a Hindu Bania by religion. He was educated at Bombay University, at King's College Hospital and the Middlesex Hospital in London. He was appointed lecturer on diseases of the ear, nose and throat at the Jamsetjee Jejeebhoy Hospital, Bombay on 11 November 1915, and held the post until 30 August 1916. On 1 August 1916 he became professor of operative surgery and surgeon to the hospital, posts which he held his appointment as acting professor of surgery at the Grant Medi College in August 1919. He also acted as professor of midwifery physician to the Bai Motlibai Hospital in 1920. He resigned his appointments in November 1928 on account of ill-health, having been decorated OBE on 3 July 1926 in recognition of his exceptional services in Bombay as a surgeon. He died at Queen's Road, New Crigaum, Bombay on 27 April 1929.

Case of rat-bite fever. Practitioner, 1914, 92, 449.

Sources used to compile this entry: [Information given by his cousin, Dr R D Dalàl, MRCP, by the dean of Grant Medical College, and by the secretary of the Foreign and Political department of the Government of India].

The Royal College of Surgeons of England