jagdish-prasad

Dr. Jagdish Prasad

 Dr. Jagdish Prasad
Director General of Health Services,Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India &
Professor and Chief of Cardiac Surgery Vardhman Mahavir Medical College & Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi.
Academic Experience: He has been a Junior Resident Surgery at AIIMS, New Delhi from January 1978 to
December 1980; Registrar, AIIMS, New Delhi from April 1981 to December 1982; Lecturer/Registrar
(CTVS) at King Edward Memorial Hospital & Seth G.S. Medical College, Bombay; Lecturer Cardio –
Thoracic & Vascular: IGIMS, Patna from July to Sept 1985; Specialist Grade II and Head of CTVS
Department at Safdarjung Hospital New Delhi from October 1985 to September 1988; Specialist Grade I
and Head of CTVS Department at Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi from September 1988 to November
1992; Consultant & Head of Cardiac Surgery at Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi from September 1992 to
June 2007; Additional Director General of Health Services, Govt. of India & Professor and Chief of
Cardiac Surgery from Oct 2004 till 13 July 2011; Special Director General of Health Services Govt. of
India, M/o Health & Family Welfare from 14 July 2011 till 30 November 2011; Director General of
Health, Services Govt. of India, M/o Health & F.W. & Professor of cardiac surgery, VMMC, Safdarjung
Hospital, New Delhi since 01/12/2011
Administrative Experience: He was the Chief of Cardiac Surgery at Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi from
October, 1985 till date; Medical Superintendent at Safdarjung Hospital & Vardhman Medical college,
New Delhi from February, 2001 to Sept., 2003; Additional Director General at VMMC and
Safdarjung Hospital of Health Services, from October, 2004 to September 2009; Principal & Medical
Superintendent, Special Director General of Health Services, Govt. Of India, Ministry of Health & Family
Welfare from 14th July, 2011 to 30th Nov., 2011; Director General of Health Services, Govt of India,
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare from 1st December, 2011.
National Recognition: He was awarded “PADMA SHREE” by Government of India in the year 1991 in
recognition of the pioneer work done for establishing and developing of the Specialty of Cardio-Thoracic
& Vascular at Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi and economizing the cost of cardiac surgery.
Qualifications: M.S., M.Ch., D.N.B., FIACS