Obituaries

Bipin Bhakta

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h6691 (Published 15 December 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h6691
  1. Rory O’Connor

Bipin Bhakta was born in London and qualified in Manchester with an intercalated BSc (Hons) in biochemistry. After house jobs at the Manchester Royal Infirmary, he became a registrar in rehabilitation and rheumatology at Wythenshawe Hospital and the Devonshire Royal Hospital. Bipin came to Leeds in 1991 as senior registrar in rehabilitation medicine, after which he was appointed Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) senior lecturer in rehabilitation medicine and honorary consultant physician in rehabilitation medicine in 1997. In 2004 Bipin became the second Charterhouse professor of rehabilitation medicine, leading and developing the academic and clinical departments with considerable skill as the pre-eminent academic in rehabilitation medicine in the UK, widely appreciated for his research, teaching, and clinical abilities. He secured a large grant portfolio from the National …

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