SPECTRUM OF PROFESSOR RAMA KANT

Presently holding the offices of:
- President-elect (2012), Association of Surgeons of India (ASI) - Director-Professor, SIPS Super Speciality Institute, Shahmeena Road, Lucknow - Executive Director, Rama Consultations and Training Centre, India and Thailand - Director, Resource Centre for Tobacco Control Former Professor & Head, Department of Surgery (General), CSMMU Former Chief Medical Superintendant (CMS), CSMMU and GM & Assoc Hospitals

ACADEMIC
M.S., F.R.C.S.I. (By special election), M.N.A.M.S., F.I.C.S., F.L.C.S. - Published 83 papers and presented over 200 papers in surgical conferences globally. - Wrote above 100 articles on health issues in lay press. - President elect-Association of Surgeons of India - Governing Council Member of ASI from UP - Best eminent Surgical Teacher award- UP Chapter of ASI 2008. - Member International Treatment Committee of SRNT - Large number of orations, guest lectures and over 200 lectures in conferences - Immediate Past President, ASI UP - Chief Medical Editor, Citizen News Service (CNS) Thailand (Hon) - Chairman Editorial board, Journal of Surgery – an official journal of Lucknow College of Surgeons - Chief Editor MIND SHARE-a multidiscipline journal - Chief Editor Tobacco Kills - Patron- Indian Podiatry Association

CLINICAL SKILLS-SURGICAL
- Surgeon without borders - Operated above 4,500 patients of EMPYEMA THORACES and innovated KANT’S MODIFIED OPEN DRAINAGE presented and accepted in large number of countries - Trained and established a thoracic surgery wing at Surgery department and specific EMPYEMA WARD at my previous institution. - Pioneered DGHAL and RAR in Haemorrhoids, almost writing off Surgery in this common problem and established ANO RECTAL WING with all state of art gadgets. Innovated new procedure “Kant’s Mucopexy” in 3&4 Haemorrhoids - Developed technique of “Flapless Thyroidectomy” - Established and innovated State of art Diabetic foot facility in General surgery – presented nationally and globally.

ADMINISTRATIVE
- Chief Medical Superintendent, CSMMU and Gandhi Memorial and Associated Hospitals 2002-2006 - Professor Surgery, CSMMU: 1st January 1995 – 06 October 2010 - Head of the department of Surgery, CSMMU -10th April 2006 to 6, October, 2010. - President Dramatic Association, CSMMU -2000-2010 - President UP Chapter of ASI 2009-2010 - President Lucknow College of Surgeons-since 2006 - Founder President –Indian Society against Smoking-Since 1976

SOCIAL WELFARE
- Medical Adviser for medical and public health interventions, to Asha Parivar, a people’s organization led by Magsaysay Awardee (2002) Dr Sandeep Pandey and Narmada Bachao Andolan leader Medha Patkar - President Lions Club East- 1996 - First Indian Surgeon to receive World Health Organization (WHO) Director General’s Award for tobacco control - 2005 - Organized Medifest, 3-5 days cultural program yearly at CSMMU. - Recieved Begum Hazrat Mahal Quami Ekta award 1995 - Olympian Surgeons award (Patient’s appreciation) 1996 - Lion’s award for Human Services - Passionately involved in Tobacco Control and Cessation. - Chairman, Tobacco Cessation Services for over 10 years at Medical University - Director Resource Centre for Tobacco control-WHO - President of UPMA – to spread awareness on diabetic foot - Delivering lectures on Positive Attitude to students, surgeons’ bodies and even public places in India, Thailand and Ireland

ORGANIZATIONAL CAPABILITY
Organized state, national and International conferences, symposia, panel discussions, road shows, public demonstrations to advocate for public health and social welfare causes including tobacco control, cancer prevention, banning of common salt and oppose de-licensing of tobacco manufacturing

COMMUNICATION
- Received training in medical teaching technology from MAMC, New Delhi. - Teaching Communication skills in Trauma patient’s management, counselling for Surgery, colleagues and Tobacco Cessation to students and employees. - President Dramatic association of my alma mater teaching students ,the art of communication and comparing the scientific programs. - Regular expert in Kalyani Magazine of Door Darshan Kendra (DDK), All India Radio (AIR), FM Radio bands, Gyan-vani, News channels etc. - Was popular Master of ceremony of all important Ceremonies including the Convocation addressed by our Hon. HE President of India, Dr. A.Kalam sahib.

WRITER
- Published six books, two received UP state Hindi Sansthan awards and one received central Governments award for writing original book in Hindi. - Six published books include: Rakh ke dher par, Mamta tu na gayi mere man se, Manavta ka abhishap Tapedik, Ummid (Head Injury Care Manual), Tuta mandir sapnon ka, Piles to smiles. - Regular “Tobacco kills” bulletin - Regularly writing on health and social issues in various magazines, journals and columns in esteemed daily news papers. - Three books awaiting publication.

POET
- Published 40 years of my poetry “TUTA MANDIR SAPNON KA”

ARTIST
- Compared all important programs of KG’s Medical College and later Medical University. - Performed several times in plays, dramas, sang gazals and directed several quickies, plays, skids based on health issues. EMPATHETIC APPROACH & CREATIVITY Inspired students and residents for an empathetic and considerate behaviour with public, relatives, students and other people coming across us I had regular presentations before my students, residents and also employees to inspire the frustrated and depressed students by positive attitude by self demonstration and role playing. SPIRITUAL I have been coordinating with Brahmkumaris for meditation and positive attitude. This helped us in reducing anger and being cordial, affectionate and less reactive to others. There were regular programs with Surgery department for students, employees and Tobacco or drug addicts. I have facilitated spiritual discussions at Brahmakumari centres in Ireland, Thailand and India, among others. PERSONAL PROFILE - 62 years old - Married: Two Children - Son: Managing Director CNS Media & Communication services, Thailand - Daughter: Dr Pooja Ramakant, MS, MNAMS, DNB, MCh, Assistant Professor, Surgical Endocrinology Unit, CMC Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India Residence: ‘Anubhav’, C-2211, C-Block Crossing, Indira Nagar, Lucknow – 226016. UP. India. Phones: Office & Residence: 0522-2358230 Fax: 0522-2358230 Mobile: +91-9415007299 Email: ramakantkgmc@rediffmail.com, ramakantkgmc@gmail.com Website: www.ramakant.org

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