Popular Cardiologist Dr K K Aggarwal is no more due to Covid related issues.
He was excellent a doctor, a friend, a great human being had to go.
Dr Aggarwal was the first one to be vaccinated in India, He died at the age of 62.
The doctor was the President at Confederation of Medical Associations of Asia and Oceania, Heart Care Foundation of India and IJCP Group.
His death was confirmed by Pravesh Jean the Chairman Paras Group of Companies on Twitter:
“This is terrible terrible news that Dr K K Aggarwal noted Cardiologist is no more due to Covid related issues. An excellent doctor, a friend, a great human being had to go. Terrible time. He was first one to be vaccinated. OM SHANTI.”
This is terrible terrible news that Dr K K Aggarwal noted Cardiologist is no more due to Covid related issues. An excellent doctor, a friend, a great human being had to go. Terrible time. He was first one to be vaccinated. OM SHANTI. @DILIPtheCHERIAN @rohini_sgh @ShekharGupta
— Pravesh Jain (@PRAVESHPARAS) May 14, 2021
Dr KK Aggarwal last statement on Covid-19 was on May 10 where he asks netizens to seek treatment based on Chest CT Scan score in Covid-19.
He was a strong campaigner of the covid-19 vaccine. making sure that everyone got vaccinated. his death really came as a shock to entire India and the health industry.
“Seek treatment based on Chest CT Scan score in #COVID19
Score <8/25: Don’t worry
Score 8/25-18/25: Consult a doctor
Score >=18/25: Intensive medical care required.
#headache is very common during/ post #COVID19 It can be due to various reasons and mostly responds to Mefenamic acid. Ask your doctor for appropriate medication if the headache persists. pic.twitter.com/YdsENcva8e
— Dr K K Aggarwal (@DrKKAggarwal) May 7, 2021
Note: Dr KK is recovering from COVID-19, meanwhile this page is being managed by HCFI & Medtalks”
Who Is Dr Krishan Kumar Aggarwal
Dr Aggarwal was a Sr. Physician Cardiologist. A Recipient of Padma Shri & Dr B C Roy National Award. He was honoured with the Padma Shri an Indian fourth highest civilian award for his contributions to the field of medicine.
He became the President of Confederation of Medical Associations in Asia and Oceania & HCFI.
Dr Aggarwal did his MBBS from Nagpur University in 1979 and obtained an MD from the same university in 1983.
He was a senior consultant at Moolchand Medcity, New Delhi, India, until 2017.
He has published many books on health including Alloveda in which he combines ancient Vedic medicine with modern allopathy, 6 textbook chapters on echocardiography and thousands of articles in the national and international press.
Aggarwal claimed that the Indian epic Mahabharata offers answers to many psychiatric issues and Lord Krishna was India’s first counsellor.
He is one of the pioneers of streptokinase therapy for heart attack in India and introduced the technique of Colour Doppler Echocardiography in India. The Dr has been honoured with the Dr B. C. Roy Award, the highest Indian award in the medical category, in 2005. He is also a recipient of the Vishwa Hindi Samman, National Science Communication Award, FICCI Health Care Personality of the Year Award, Dr D S Mungekar National IMA Award, and the Rajiv Gandhi Excellence Award. In 2010, he received the Padma Shri.
He is a Gold Medalist and Limca Book of record holder in CPR 10.