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Biographical entry Urala, Kota Seetharama (1937 - 1999)

MRCS and FRCS 1974; MB BS Karnatak 1962, FRCS Edinburgh 1972.

1 August 1999
General practitioner and Orthopaedic surgeon


Urala qualified in Manipal in 1962. After junior posts he taught anatomy, becoming reader in his university, and then took up orthopaedics, becoming first reader and then assistant professor. He came to Britain in 1971 and did a number of registrar posts in York, Preston and Blackpool, hoping to specialise in urology but was unable to obtain a consultant appointment. Reluctantly he went into general practice in Bolton in 1980. He retired for reasons of health in 1996, and died on 1 August 1999, survived by his wife.

Sources used to compile this entry: [BMJ 2001 319 1204].

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