Soorjo Coomar Goodeve Chuckerbutty

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Surjo Kumar Chakraborty (ca 1826, Kanaksar – 29 September 1874, Kensington) was one of the earliest Indians to practice modern medicine.

He studied at Medical College,Bengal and went to England for further studies. He was an M.R.C.S. and M.D.

He was the first Indian to join the Indian Medical Service.

His grave can be found in Kensall Green Cemetery in West London. His name is in the register but incorrectly entered as "Soomar Goodeve Chuckerbutty".

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