London: Four Indian-origin doctors figure in the list of 50 most influential family physicians in Britain, according to an authoritative publication focussed on the medical profession.

The fourth annual list of top 50 general practitioners published by the 'Pulse' magazine includes Kamlesh Khunti, Chaand Nagpaul, Kailash Chand and Krishna Kasaraneni.

The 'Pulse' list was compiled by a panel of 50 leading general practitioners and includes doctors who are considered by peers as the most influential on the profession, the National Health Service (NHS) and government policy.

Leicester-based Khunti, who gained medical qualifications from the University of Dundee in 1984, is a diabetes care expert.

Nagpaul, who graduated from the University of London in 1985, is based in Harrow.

Chand graduated from Punjabi (RPT Punjabi) University, Patiala, in 1974, and is based in Lancashire, while Kasaraneni gained his medical degree from the University of Leicester in 2005.

Khunti, 50, who is also professor of diabetes and cardiovascular medicine at the University of Leicester, has been at the forefront of a number of national diabetes programmes and policies.

(Agencies)


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