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Surgical educator

Nilakantan Ananthakrishnan, Indian surgery educator. Diplomate in general surgery National Board Examinations. Fellow American College of Surgeons (guest scholar 1982), International College Surgeons, American College Gastroenterology, Indian National Academy of Medical Sciences.

Background

Ananthakrishnan, Nilakantan was born on September 3, 1946 in Valangaiman, Thanjavur, India. Son of Nilakantan and Saraswathi (Natesan) Nilakantan.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Science, Government Kilpauk Medical College, Madras, India, 1968. Master of Science, All India Institute Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 1973.

Career

Registrar in surgery All India Institute Medical Sciences, 1973-1977. Lecturer surgery Jawaharlal Institute Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Pondicherry, India, 1977-1983, assistant professor India, 1983-1985, associate professor India, 1985-1991, professor, head department India, since 1991. Member faculty National Teacher Training Center, Pondicherry, since 1980.

Presenter numerous science conferences.

Achievements

  • Diplomate in general surgery National Board Examinations.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author, editor: Textbook of Surgery for Undergraduates, 1992. Medical Education-Principles and Practice, 1995. Contributor over 285 articles to medical journals.

Membership

Fellow American College of Surgeons (guest scholar 1982), International College Surgeons, American College Gastroenterology, Indian National Academy of Medical Sciences.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading.

Connections

Married Shanti Narasimhan, August 20, 1979. Children: Ashwin and Avinash (twins).

father:
Nilakantan Nilakantan

mother:
Saraswathi (Natesan) Nilakantan

spouse:
Shanti Narasimhan

child:
Ashwin and Avinash Ananthakrishnan (twins)