King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre
Dr. Prof. Shyam Parashar completed his Masters in Surgery from Vikram University, India in 1962. He has fifty years of extensive experience as an active general surgeon and medical teacher. He is a recipient of awards in Goa as Best Clinical Teacher, 1973 and Doctor of the Year, 1975. In 1981, he joined King Faisal University in Saudi Arabia as professor of surgery and as Consultant Surgeon at King Fahd teaching hospital of the University. He has also held the addition appointments as Director, Internship training program and later as Director, post-graduate training program in surgery. After thirty three years, retired and recognized as Emeritus Professor. He played active role in establishing new colleges for Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy in the kingdom; and in developing undergraduate medical curriculum and postgraduate training programs; and constantly reviewing them. He has seventy scientific publications in Indian, Saudi and International Journals. He is an international editor for Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences, and for Journal of Family and Community Medicine, of University of Dammam, Saudi Arabia. He is the recipient of many Awards like Hind Rattan Award, Bharat Gaurav Award, Medical Excellence Award and Life Time Achievement Award, Glory of India Gold Medal and Global Indian Achievers Award at Indo-British Friendship banquet in London. Has published two books on surgery by Scientific Publishing Group and are available on their website as E-Books, Surgery: the way I teach and Atlas of Surgery. He has also published three books on Philosophy; Twists and Turns of Destiny, Scattered Gems and Bikhre Moti.