Eminent Neurologist Dr B K Misra Receives American Association of Neurological Surgeons International Lifetime Achievement Award

Eminent Neurologist Dr B K Misra, the Head of the Department of Surgery, P D Hinduja Hospital & Medical Research Centre in Mumbai, has received the International Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) at its Annual Scientific Meeting 2021, Orlando. Dr Misra is the first Indian ever to receive this award.   

Dr Misra has been selected for his lifetime of achievements in neurosurgery in India and globally. Dr Misra is Honorary President of Asian Australasian Society of Neurological Surgeons (AASNS), is the 1st Vice President of World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), and President of the World Federation of Skull Base Societies, all leading international neurosurgical societies.  

While receiving the award, Dr B K Misra said, ” It’s my privilege and honour to receive the International Lifetime Achievement award from AANS. A recognition like this, from peers, means a lot to me personally and professionally and inspires me further. I would like to express my gratitude to my family and P.D Hinduja Hospital for their constant support and to my patients for having bestowed their trust on me. Today in India, we have the best of technology, infrastructure and skills, at par with the best in the world, to treat the most complex neurosurgical conditions. We have the potential to become a destination for neurological treatment .”  

The American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) is a scientific and educational association with more than 12,000 members worldwide. 

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