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Biographical entry Ghanekar, Dinker Govind (1934 - 2000)

MRCS and FRCS 1967; MB BS Bombay 1958.

Born
1934
Died
13 February 2000
Occupation
ENT surgeon

Details

Ghanekar qualified in Bombay and came to England to specialise in ENT, working at first in Farnborough, Liverpool and Burton-upon-Trent where he was appointed a consultant otolaryngologist and was involved in planning a new ENT unit. He was particularly interested in surgery of the parotid. Later he moved to North Tyneside General Hospital. A deeply spiritual person he was a keen reader of philosophy and of English and Indian literature. He was said to have a calm nature combined with a good sense of humour. He enjoyed travelling and socialising. He died on 13 February 2000, leaving his wife Asha, also a doctor, son, Kiran, and daughter, Anita.

Sources used to compile this entry: [BMJ 2000 321 243, with portrait].

The Royal College of Surgeons of England