Lucknow: Dr. Suryakant has been awarded with Mungekar Award. This award is given by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India and the Indian Medical Association for the excellent work done in the field of health sciences since 1974. Dr. Suryakant was honored with this award at IMA’s 97th All India Medical Conference (26 to 28 December 2022) at Prayagraj, UP. Recently, Dr. Suryakant has also got a place in the category of top 2 percent scientists of the world. Dr. Suryakant has been the President of IMA, Lucknow and Chairman of UP IMA Academy of Medical Specialties and is currently National Vice Chairman of IMA-AMS.
Dr. Suryakant has been working as a professor in the Department of Respiratory Medicine of KGMU for 18 years and has been playing an active role as Head of the Department for 11 years. Apart from this, he has also written 19 books on subjects related to medical science and has also written many books on allergy, asthma, T.B. And in the field of cancer, so far, about 700 of his research papers have been published in national and international journals, as well as 2 US patents are also credited to his name and guidance of about 200 MD / PhD students, directing more than 50 projects.
The credit of 20 fellowships, 13 oration awards also goes to his name. Apart from being a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of more than 20 journals, he is also a member of about 24 National and International Guidelines and Expert Committees. It should be known that till now he has been honored with more than 165 awards by various organizations at the international, national and state level. In which Uttar Pradesh’s highest award in the field of science Vigyan Gaurav Samman is also included.
Dr. Suryakant is also the brand ambassador of the National Health Mission for Covid vaccination. Along with this, he has been the former National President of Indian Chest Society, Indian College of Allergy, Asthma and Applied Immunology and National College of Chest Physicians (NCCP) and Medical Science Division of Indian Science Congress Association. Has been the national president. He is known for his articles and talks and TV shows for more than 25 years. And through radio, people are spreading awareness about prevention and treatment of diseases like allergy, asthma, TB, cancer.