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

MRCS 1935; FRCS 1936; MB BS London 1935; MS 1939.

4 June 1905
6 July 1968
General surgeon


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.

Sources used to compile this entry: [Brit med J 1965, 1, 198 and 390].

The Royal College of Surgeons of England