K.K. Aggarwal: K.K. Aggarwal, 62, former national president of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) passed away from complications related to COVID-19.
K. Aggarwal (1958 – 2021) was an Indian physician and cardiologist.
He was President of the Heart Care Foundation of India and the Past National President of Indian Medical Association.
He was a pioneer of streptokinase therapy for managing heart attacks and had introduced the colour doppler echocardiography technology in India.
In 2010, the Government of India honoured him with the Padma Shri for his contributions to the field of medicine.
Dr. Aggarwal had been honoured with the Dr. B. C. Roy Award, the highest Indian award in the medical category, in 2005.