Air Marshal Ganguly takes over as DGMS


Prime VIP
New Delhi, June 23

Air Marshal Dipankar Ganguly took over as the new Director-General Medical Services (DGMS). He was commissioned in the Army Medical Corps on 22 Mar, 1973. He was graduated from the AFMC in 1972, and was the recipient of six gold medals and the Kalinga trophy. Air Marshal Ganguly was also the first recipient of the President’s Gold Medal.

As part of the instructional duties, he has served as Clinical tutor in surgery and cardio thoracic surgery, Lecturer, Reader and Associate Professor in cardio thoracic surgery at AFMC and Professor of Cardio Thoracic Surgery at Army Hospitall (R&R).

The Air Marshal has pioneered and established the CTVS Centre at Army Hospital (R&R) and was responsible for starting the CABG surgery in the armed forces.

He took over as the Deputy Commandant of the prestigious hospital and served in that capacity from March 6 to February 8