New Delhi: Leading Interventional Cardiologist and Director Professor (Cardiology), GB Pant Hospital, Prof Dr Sanjay Tyagi has been appointed as the DEAN of one of the leading medical colleges in the country, Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC), New Delhi.
The order for his appointment was passed yesterday and added that the doctor will also continue to hold charges of Department of Cardiology, GB Pant Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education (GIPMER) including Teaching and Clinical purpose till further order.
A leading international cardiologist and academician, Dr Tyagi has been Faculty member at G B Pant Institute & MAMC since 1986 as well as a Professor & Head of Cardiology department since 2004 also serving as the Director of GB Pant PG Institute during 2014-16. Under his leadership, Super-speciality (DM/Mch) programmes of G B Pant Postgraduate Institute are consistently ranked among the best in the country.
An avid researcher, Dr Sanjay Tyagi has over 300 research publications in major indexed International & National Cardiovascular journals such as American Heart Journal, Circulation, Pediatrics, Cath Cardiovascular Interventions, JACC and as contributed many chapters to leading textbooks on the subject of Cardiology.
He has been conferred various national honours including the Dr.B.C. Roy Award by President of India.
Speaking to Medical Dialogues team, Dr Sanjay Tyagi said, ” MAMC is a great medical institution serving the Nation for last 60 years. It is an Institute of excellence. It’s alumnus are recognised as the among the best doctors all over the world. It is my honour to join as dean of such a prestigious institution.”
Dr Tyagi takes the charge from Dr S. Ramji, Director Professor (Paediatrics) with effect from 13/11/2018, with the latter being relieved from the post of deanship upon attaining the age of 62 years as per the law. Dr Ramji will continue to work as Director Professor (Paediatrics) at MAMC, stated the order.
Maulana Azad Medical College, started in 1956, is ranked one of the best medical colleges in the country.