Brijendra Kumar Rao

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Brijendra Kumar Rao
Born23 March 1954
Rewari, Haryana, India
Critical care specialist
Known forAnesthesiology
Medical administration
AwardsPadma Bhushan

Brijendra Kumar Rao is an Indian anesthesiologist, critical care specialist, medical administrator and the chairman of the Board of Management of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi.[1][2] He heads the department of critical care medicine and anesthesiology at the hospital[3] and is a member of the Board of Governors of the Medical Council of India.[4] He has attended several medical conferences to deliver keynote addresses.[5][6]


The Government of India awarded him the third highest civilian honour of the Padma Bhushan, in 2009, for his contributions to medical science.[7]

Early life[edit]

Dr. B.K. Rao was born in village Majra Gurdas, Rewari district, Haryana, India on 23 March 1954 in yadav[citation needed] family. He obtained MBBS and MD degrees from Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi. He married his classmate, Dr. Manju Mehra, who retired as Dy. MS of G.B. Pant Hospital, Delhi.


  1. ^ "Sir Ganga Ram Hospital". ND TV. 2016. Archived from the original on 18 May 2016. Retrieved 2 July 2016.
  2. ^ "Critical Care Medicine". Sir Ganga Ram Hospital. 2016. Retrieved 2 July 2016.
  3. ^ "Introduction". iYadav. 2016. Retrieved 2 July 2016.
  4. ^ "Minutes of the meeting" (PDF). Medical Council of India. 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 20 May 2016. Retrieved 2 July 2016.
  5. ^ "Mechanical Ventilation, ABG Analysis and Hemodynamic Monitoring". Aligarh Muslim University. 2013. Retrieved 2 July 2016.
  6. ^ "Address by Chief Guest" (PDF). Comnet Conferences. 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 August 2016. Retrieved 2 July 2016.
  7. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2016. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 October 2015. Retrieved 3 January 2016.

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