Samareswar Bhattacharya

BMJ 2011; 342 doi: (Published 21 February 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d1172
  1. Jo Bhattacharya

Samareswar Bhattacharya (“Samar”) was born and studied medicine in Calcutta, but rather than follow his father as a radiologist, he chose general surgery. He always retained vivid memories of the Indian independence struggle and the great Bengal famine, yet he loved and was steeped in English culture. Coming to England in 1945 on the liner …

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