Mansoor Hasan

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Mansoor Hasan
Born1938
OccupationCardiologist
Parent(s)Ajmal Hasan Khan
AwardsPadma Shri
IMA Certificate of Honour
WebsiteOfficial web site

Mansoor Hasan Khan, is an Indian cardiologist, known for his contributions towards the setting up of Lari Cardiology Centre at King George's Medical University, Lucknow.[1][2][3] The Government of India honored Hasan in 2011, with the fourth highest civilian award of Padma Shri.[4][5]

Biography[edit]

Our ancestor was Panini. We were all Shivaite Hindus or Buddhists before we embraced to Islam. Panini the great, had meditated on the Trikut (three) Mountains, now known as Sulieman Mountains, where he had a vision of Lord Shiva, and thereafter, he came down to do the codification of the grammar of Sanskrit, says Mansoor Hasan.[1]

Mansoor Hasan was born in 1938 in Aligarh district, in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, in a socially known Pathan family[2] which migrated from the Afghan mountains in the 17th century.[1] His father, Ajmal Hasan Khan, a medical practitioner, was the grand son of Abdul Majeed Khwaja, who co-founded Jamia Millia Islamia and his mother came from the family of the Nawabs of Bhopal.[1][2] He did his early schooling in Aligarh and completed intermediate examination from the Government College there.[2] His graduate studies were in London which was followed by higher studies at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh from where he obtained the degree of MRCP in 1964.[1] His career began in 1962 at King George's Medical University where he taught till his retirement in 1996 as the Head of the Cardiology department.[2] During a brief interlude, he also had special training in cardiology at London.[1][2] Post retirement, Hasan is associated with Sahara Hospital, Lucknow.[6]

Mansoor Hasan is a former president of the Cardiological Society of India and a consultant to the Armed Forces of India, Cromwell Hospital, London and Escorts Hospital, New Delhi.[2] He is a member of the Executive councils of Aligarh Muslim University, Jamia Millia Islamia, the University of Kanpur and the University of Lucknow.[2] He is credited with over 50 publications in national and international journals and has guided more than 30 MD students.[2] A recipient of the Certificate of Honour from the Indian Medical Association, Lucknow chapter,[2] Hasan was awarded Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2011, for his contributions to the field of medicine.[4][2][2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Milligazette". Milligazette. 7 April 2011. Retrieved 24 November 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Lucknow Society". Lucknow Society. 2014. Retrieved 24 November 2014.
  3. ^ "Two Circles". Two Circles. 2014. Retrieved 24 November 2014.
  4. ^ a b "Padma Shri" (PDF). Padma Shri. 2014. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 November 2014. Retrieved 11 November 2014.
  5. ^ "Tribune". Tribune. 1 January 2008. Retrieved 24 November 2014.
  6. ^ "TOI". TOI. 27 January 2011. Retrieved 24 November 2014.

External links[edit]