Canadian Medical Association

Edmonton; University of Calcutta (India), 1956; general surgery. Died March 3, 2018, aged 87. “After immigrating to Canada in 1969, he settled in Barrhead, Alta., to carry on his surgical practice. After he became a Royal College (Canada) fellow in 1974 he was appointed as a consultant surgeon to the breast unit at the Cross Cancer Institute, where he was involved in both clinical and research work. His significant contributions to medicine include developing a technique for excision of nail-fold for in-growing toe nails (1971), and his use of amniotic membrane to treat burn wounds (1979). Both processes are still relevant today. In 2002, he retired from active practice to take care of his wife, Dr. Anita Bose, who had become ill. She passed away in April of 2017.”