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Biographical entry Kirshnan, Turuvekere Dharmayya Venkata (1905 - 1968)

MRCS and FRCS 1938; MB, BS Madras; FRCS Ed; LRCP 1938.

Born
4 June 1905
Died
6 July 1968
Occupation
General surgeon

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Turuvekere Dharmayya Venkata Krishnan was born on 4 June 1905, and after graduating in medicine in the University of Madras and holding junior posts in India he came to the United Kingdom and obtained the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and also in 1938 the Conjoint Diploma and the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

He then returned to India and joined the Indian Medical Service as a surgical specialist in May 1938, and received the rank of Captain by an emergency commission in November 1943. Krishnan became Superintendent of the Central Hospital, Dhanbad, India. He died on 6 July 1968.

The Royal College of Surgeons of England