Lives of the fellows

Mrinal Kanti Ghosh

b.17 January 1938 d.27 April 2005
MB BS Calcutta(1961) DTCD(1963) MRCP(1974) FRCP Glasgow(1987) FRCP(1988)

Mrinal Kanti Ghosh was a consultant physician in medicine for the elderly in Rotherham, Yorkshire. He was born in Gurap, West Bengal, India, the son of Jitendra Nath Ghosh, a doctor, and Lolita Ghosh, a housewife. He was educated at RK Institution, Gurap, Hooghly, and then at RK Mission College, Belur, and Medical College, Calcutta. He qualified in 1961.

He was a senior house officer, registrar and assistant physician at Amersham General Hospital from 1970. In 1976 he was appointed as a consultant in Rotherham. He was also a postgraduate clinical tutor, and later became an honorary clinical lecturer in medicine for the elderly at the University of Sheffield. He played a key role in the development of geriatric services in South Yorkshire.

Outside medicine, he enjoyed Indian cooking, badminton and classical Indian music.

In 1963 he married Chitralekha Ghosh, a housewife. They had a son and a daughter.

RCP editor

[Brit.med.J., 2005 331 1027]

(Volume XII, page web)

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