NEW YORK: Dr. Mani Srinivasan, Medical Officer at the US State Department and a New York physician, has been made a Fellow of Royal College of Physicians in London for his contribution to medical science. He is a Consultant in Infectious Disease at the Voluntary Medical Services in Chennai.
Dr. Srinivasan is serving as a Medical Officer since 2003. He has received many awards for exemplary medical care from the State Department. Recently, Dr Srinivasan was honored by The White House Medical Unit for his continued support to its mission in keeping with the highest tradition of medical care.
The Royal College of Physicians Council has announced that the Fellowship is being offered based on endorsement of his colleagues – both locally and internationally. This recognition is not offered to all physicians and indeed many who are under consideration are not offered the fellowship because they have not demonstrated that they have not gone above and beyond the call of duty. Fellow of Royal College of Physicians, FRCP, is considered as a mark of excellence for physicians, a communique from the Registrar of the College said.
Dr Srinivasan was senior House Officer of the Madras General Hospital, Madras, India in 1973 and studied Medicine at Stanley Medical College Hospital, Madras in 1972. He followed it up with an MD in New York State University and was certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He had his Post-Doctoral training in Columbia University in Infectious Diseases and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. He has published in peer review journals and his clinical interests are geared to newer antibiotics and Emerging Infectious Diseases.
Dr. Srinivasan is member of many professional societies like the Infectious Disease Society of America.