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Ali Bakran

BMJ 2010; 341 doi: (Published 22 November 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c6681
  1. Ajay Kumar Sharma

Mr Ali Bakran joined the Royal Liverpool University Hospital in 1989 as a consultant transplant and vascular surgeon. He was on a two week holiday in the Maldives with his wife, Diane, and daughter, Miriam, when he died on 27 August 2010. His body was recovered from shallow sea where he had gone snorkeling late in the morning.

Mr Bakran’s exemplary hard work and intense dedication touched hundreds and thousands of people. His family describes him as selfless and dedicated and for whom his patients were almost as dear as his family. For the sake of patients he would literally bulldoze his way through if he had to.

Mr Bakran was born in Hyderabad, India, and came to Salford as a small boy. He was brought up in a locality where it was …

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