Dr. Pradeep Kumar Dave has been nominated as the President of AIIMS, Rajkot vide Gazette notification dated 11th March 2020.
Dr.Pradeep Kumar Dave is an orthopaedic surgeon. He graduated from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi (AIIMS, Delhi) and joined the Institute as a member of faculty. He rose to become the Director of AIIMS Delhi from where he superannuated in the year 2003. He has continued his passion for medicine as Chairman of Rockland Hospital as well as in capacity of Advisor Chairman of the Medeor Hospital. Prof. Dave is a former editor of the Indian Journal of Orthopaedics and has served as the President of the Association of Spine Surgeons of India. He is an Emeritus Professor of the National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS) and is a Fellow of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, Indian Orthopaedics Association, National Academy of Medical Sciences, International Medical Science Academy, and the Indian chapter of the International College of Surgeons. The Government of India awarded him the fourth highest civilian award of the Padma Shri in 2000, for his services in the fields of ecology and environment.