Dr Ashwin Mallya is trained in general, gastrointestinal surgery and also hepatobiliary surgery. He currently works at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi. He has an MBBS (gold medalist), MS and MRCS Ed (Member of Royal college of Surgeons of Edinburgh). He is passionate about saving lives and medical writing and wants to help improve the state of organ transplantation in India.
Mr K P Gupta (name changed on request), a retired 63-year-old executive from Delhi came to us with a complaint of having to strain during urination. During his routine annual blood tests, he was found to have a raised PSA value
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