Dr. Ravi Kant is a Professor of Surgery and Padma Shri award winner. He is director of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh, India. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, Scotland, and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He has been a winner of the Dr. Bidhan Ray award as a nationally famed teacher and academician.