in 1972 from Armed Forces Medical College, Poona University,
M.S. (Gen.Surg.) in 1976 from G.S.V.M. Medical College, Kanpur University,
F.R.C.S. in 1983 from Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
F.I.C.S. in 1991 from International College of Surgeons, U.S.A.
F.A.I.S. in 1994 from Association of Surgeons of India
Dr. Harsha Jauhari, He
was Awarded Dr. B.C. Roy National Award 2016, by the Hon’ble President of
M.S.(Gen.Surg.), F.R.C.S., F.I.C.S., F.A.I.S.,
Diplomate in Medical Ethics & Law, graduated from Armed Forces Medical
College, Pune (1968-72), was awarded M.S.(Gen.Surg) from G.S.V.M. Medical
College, Kanpur (1973-76), was elected F.R.C.S. in 1983. He was awarded the Dr.
P.N. Berry Trust Scholarship by the Indian High Commission, U.K on request by
the Institute of Urology, London, to train in Transplant Surgery. In 1988 he
returned to India, to serve the country by setting up Transplant Programs first
in Delhi, followed by U.P & then Haryana.
He has to his credit almost 6000 Renal Transplant
& 3500 C.A.P.D. catheter insertions, which are probably the largest series
in India. In addition, he has over 200 original Publications, Surgical
Innovations and Lectures, delivered at National & International Forums,
concerned with various facets of Transplantation. The past few years have been
devoted to propagating the Ethics & Law of Transplantation & the need
for Organ donation.
He is Chairman & Sr. Consultant, Department of
Renal Transplant Surgery, at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi for the past 31
yrs. He is also heading the Transplant services at Artemis Health Sciences
Institute, Gurgaon, Haryana over the past decade. He has been Head of Renal
Transplant Services at Noida Medicare Center, Noida, U.P.
Dr. Harsha Jauhari has been the pioneer in starting
successful Renal Transplant Surgery Programs at Govt. Registered Centers in 3 States.
He is Advisor, (Organ Transplantation), to Ministry
of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India since 2014 & is involved in
developing the National Organ Transplant Programme (NOTP) & National Organ
& Tissue Transplant Organisation (NOTTO). He is a core member of Advisory
and Expert groups to Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, for matters
pertaining to Transplantation, dialysis and kidney Disease.
In 2004, the Hon'ble Delhi High Court appointed him
by name, as a member of a High Powered committee comprising the Health
Secretary, Govt. of India, the Director General of Health Services and others
to review the provisions of the Transplantation of Human Organ Act (1994) and
it’s Rules. Dr. H.Jauhari’s contribution in this was integral and considerable.
Among his various recommendations was one to set up a National Organ Transplant
Programme. This is now operational and in its second phase of implementation
Dr. Harsha Jauhari is Member to various expert
Committees in the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. They include
National Organ Transplant Programme, setting up of Stand - alone Dialysis
centers, training of Dialysis Physicians, Transplant Surgeons and Transplant
Coordinators. Other committees include policy making on Medical Tourism &
Movement of Health care Personnel at W.H.O & GATT.
He is member of Expert Core Group, National Patient
Safety Implementation Framework for India (2018-2025).
The Director General Health Services had appointed
Dr. Harsha Jauhari as the Organizing Secretary for the public events of the
World Organ Donation Day, held in Nov 2010, at India Gate, New Delhi, with the
aim of propagating the message of Organ Donation.
In 2011, he was the only non Govt. member of a 6
member team, headed by the Director General Health Services, for the training
to the National Transplant Organization of Spain, at Madrid.
His services had been requested by the Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi, for training
their staff and fostering a Transplant Programme at that Hospital in a Holistic
manner. This programme is now successfully underway, and represents the best of
In 2002, Dr.Harsha Jauhari conceived &
conducted a course “The Art of Surgery” aimed at training young Doctors
especially Surgeons in optimizing their Surgical skills. A specially created
‘O.T. Skills Room’ helped students in acquiring Basic Surgical Skills. This was
reinforced with Lectures on “Concept & Attitudes”. A large number of doctors have already
benefited from this course. A book on the subject, written by him, is soon to
Among his various qualifications is a Diploma in
Medical Ethics & Law. He has been Chairman of Medico-Legal Committees for
the India Society of Transplantation (ISOT), Delhi Nephrology Society (DNS),
The Association of Surgeons of India (Delhi) and Sir Ganga Ram Hospital for the
past decade and has helped steer more than 70 Medico-Legal complaints against
Doctors & Institutions to safety.
He had been unanimously elected President of the
Association of Surgeon of India – Delhi State Chapter 2016-17.
The esteem his colleagues hold him in is seen by
the fact that although a Transplant Surgeon, he was unanimously elected
President of The Delhi Nephrology Society in 2007-2008.
is Chairman of the ASICON CME Foundation, New Delhi.
In conclusion, it can be said that Dr. Harsha Jauhari has contributed considerably
in his chosen field of Transplant Surgery, both as a clinician & as a
Teacher. He is an acknowledged expert in the Ethics & Law in
Organ Transplantation, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India
Member, Review Committee, Ministry of
Health, Constituted by Hon’ble Delhi High Court, to review provisions of
Transplantation of Human Organ Act, 1994 and Transplantation of Human Organ
Rules, 1995, Govt. of India
Member, Task Force of the National Policy Dialogue on Transplantation of Human
Organ Act, 1994 at the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, New Delhi, Govt. of India
Member, Committee on National Organ Transplant Programme Govt. of India.
Member, Committee on Training of Dialysis Physician Govt. of India.
Member, Committee on Transplant Surgeons & Transplant Coordinators Govt. of
Past President, Committee on The Delhi Nephrology Society, 2008, Govt. of
Member, Committee Policy Making, Medical Tourism & Movement of Health Care
Personnel at WHO & GATT, Govt. of India.
Member, National Guidelines on Patient Safety for the National Patient Safety
Implementation Framework of India, Govt. of India.
Chairman, Legal Cell Indian Society of Transplantation.
Chairman, Medico Legal Cell, Delhi Nephrology Society.
Chairman, ASI CME Foundation.
President, Association of Surgeons of India, Delhi State Chapter, 2016-2017.
Member, IMA Standing Committee for Organ Donation.
awarded Dr. B.C. Roy National Award 2016, by the Hon'ble President of India
He was awarded the Dr. P.N. Berry Trust Scholarship by the Indian High
Commission, U.K. on
request by the Institute of Urology, London, to train in Transplant Surgery
He was the only non Govt. member of a 6 member team, headed by the Director
General Health Services, for the training to the National Transplant
Organization of Spain, at Madrid
IMA Standing Committee for Organ Donation.
Harsha Jauhari has been the pioneer in the starting successful Renal Transplant
Surgery Programs at Government Registered Center in the three status viz Delhi,