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July 2013

Indian Surgeon Youngest Recipient of International Surgical Award

11 July 2013

An Indian breast surgeon has become the youngest recipient of a prestigious Overseas Medal from the oldest surgical college in the world, The Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh (RCSEd), where he received the honour at an awards ceremony held at the 500-year-old Edinburgh College on Friday 5 July 2013. Dr Raghu Ram Pillarisetti, Consultant Oncop…


Masters in Surgical Sciences Graduation 2013

10 July 2013

On Saturday 6 July 2013, surgeons from around the globe gathered at The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) to celebrate their success after graduating from the 'Masters in Surgical Sciences' Edinburgh Surgical Sciences Qualification. Run by RCSEd, in partnership with the University of Edinburgh, the Edinburgh Surgical Sciences Qualif…


First King James award for Fellow in Asia

7 July 2013

RCSEd honours leading oral candidiasis expert for outstanding contributions to surgical sciences Professor Lakshman Samaranayake, current Dean and Chair of Oral Microbiology at Hong Kong University’s Faculty of Dentistry, has received one of the RCSEd’s most prestigious awards – the King James IV Professorship. As part of the award, Professor Sam…



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