Prithipal Singh Maini

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Prithipal Singh Maini
Punjab, India
OccupationOrthopedic surgeon
Known forJoint osteotomy
Spouse(s)Dr. (Mrs.) B.K. Maini
AwardsPadma Bhushan
Order of Nishan-e-Khalsa

Prithipal Singh Maini is an Indian orthopedic surgeon and the senior consultant surgeon at Sir Ganga Ram City Hospital, New Delhi.[1] He is also a Consultant Orthopaedist at Sama Hospital, New Delhi.[2]

Maini has managed several clinical and medical trials and has taught at a number of medical schools in India.[3] He is an Emeritus Professor of the Maharshi Dayanand University and is the vice chairman of Pathfinder Health India Group,[4] an organization promoting affordable healthcare.[5] When Parkash Singh Badal, the chief minister of Punjab, suffered a fall in 2001, it was Maini who operated on him to correct the Femur fracture.[6] He received the Order of Nishan-e-Khalsa honor from the chief minister of Punjab in 2001.[7][8] The Government of India awarded him the third highest civilian honour of the Padma Bhushan, in 2007, for his contributions to Indian medicine.[9]

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  1. ^ "Department of Orthopedics". SGR City Hospital. 2016. Retrieved 14 June 2016.
  2. ^ "Dr. PS Maini on Practo". Practo. 2016. Retrieved 14 June 2016.
  3. ^ "Dr. Prithipal Singh Maini, Director". India Mart. 2016. Retrieved 14 June 2016.
  4. ^ "Executive Profile". Bloomberg. 2016. Retrieved 14 June 2016.
  5. ^ "Pathfinder Health India launches First Family Medical Centre". Pathfinder. 2016. Retrieved 14 June 2016.
  6. ^ "Badal operated upon". The Tribune. 21 November 2001. Retrieved 14 June 2016.
  7. ^ "Order of Nishan-e-Khalsa winners". The Tribune. 14 April 2001. Retrieved 14 June 2016.
  8. ^ Mohinder Singh (1 January 2001). Punjab 2000: Political and Socio-economic Developments. Anamika Publishers & Distributors. pp. 258–. ISBN 978-81-86565-90-2.
  9. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2016. Retrieved 3 January 2016.

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