Jai Pal Singh (13 May 1930 – 24 September 1997) was an Indian physician and educator. Singh obtained his bachelor’s medical degree in 1962 Sarojini Naidu Medical College, Agra, India - the same institute from where his father (Yogendra Singh, a doctor with the British Army) graduated a generation ago. After completing his post-graduate qualifications in Surgery in 1955 , he worked for over 40 years in Delhi and its neighbouring regions.

Jai Pal Singh
Director, Post Graduate Medical Education and Research, Rohtak, Haryana and Principal Medical College, Haryana. India.
In office
Medical Superintendent, Dr. RML Hospital, (formerly The Willingdon Hospital), Delhi, India.
In office
Professor and Head of Department of Surgery at University College of Medical Sciences, University of Delhi, India.
In office
Personal details
Born13 May 1930
Mhow, Meerut (UP)
Died24 September 1997(1997-09-24) (aged 67)
Delhi, India
Alma materSarojini Naidu Medical College, Agra

His last official position was as Director of what was then Rohtak Medical College & Hospital in Haryana and is now Pt. B. D. Sharma PGIMS Rohtak the only tertiary care and medical teaching facility in the state of Haryana.

Professional career edit

Singh earned recognition for his work in surgery and was appointed as Honorary Surgeon to two Presidents of India and was honored by President of India Padma Shri by in 1991.[1]

Teaching experience edit

  • 1953–1955 Clinical Tutor, S.N. Medical College, Agra
  • 1955–1958 Registrar (Surgery), lady Irwin Hospital, New Delhi
  • 1959–1979 Honorary Assistant Professor of Surgery, Lady Hardinge Medical College and The *Willingdon Hospital, New Delhi (Supervisor for Master of Surgery since 1968)
  • 1980–1986 Professor, University of Delhi at University College of Medical Sciences, Safdarjung Hospital and Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi

Other awards edit

Recipient of the Hari Om Ashram Prerit Award[2] in 1986 for the best piece of Surgical Research on "Newer Aetriopathologoical aspects of Urinary Calculi and means of preventing their recurrence".

References edit

  1. ^ "Padma Awards Directory (1954–2009)" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs. Archived from the original (PDF) on 10 May 2013.
  2. ^ "ASI - Association of Surgeons of India". Archived from the original on 28 March 2012. Retrieved 27 July 2011.