India’s first lady Cardiologist Dr S Padmavati has died at 103 due to Covid-19
The National Heart Institute said on Sunday that cardiologist Dr. S. Padmavati died at 103 due to COVID-19.Doctors said that he was undergoing treatment at NHI for the last 11 days.
NTV said in a statement, “Dr. S. Padmavati, who is India’s first female cardiologist, rather famous female codiologist, known as ‘God Mother of Cardiology’, died on 29 August.
Founder of NHI, he was born in Burma (now Myanmar), the world was hit by the Spanish flu pandemic in 1917, a year earlier.
The NHI stated, “She was admitted with COVID-19 and had difficulty breathing and fever. She developed pneumonia in both lungs and received the necessary help. However, she sustained cardiac arrest and passing. Gone. “
Dr. Padmavati was cremated at the designated COVID-19 crematorium in Punjabi Bagh on Sunday.
He came to India in 1942 during World War II. The statement said that she graduated from Rangoon Medical College and went abroad for higher education.
Upon returning to India, she joined Lady Harding Medical College as a faculty.
In 1962, Dr. Padmavati established the All India Heart Foundation and in 1981 established the National Heart Institute as the tertiary care modern heart hospital in Delhi, with the first cardiac catheterization laboratory in the private sector in the Southern Hemisphere.
For his achievements and contributions to the development of cardiology in India, he was awarded a fellowship of the American College of Cardiology and FAMS, and the Padma Bhushan in 1967 and the Padma Vibhushan in 1992 by the Government of India.