Mumbai: Eminent cardiologist Dr B K Goyal passes away

Dr B K Goyal, a 82-year-old senior cardiologist attached to Bombay Hospital passes away on Tuesday morning in Mumbai. He was the head of the department of cardiology at Bombay Hospital.

In what comes as a shock today, senior cardiologist and Head of Cardiology department at Bombay Hospital, Dr BK Goyal passed away due to massive cardiac arrest at home on Tuesday morning. He was declared dead on reaching Breach Candy hospital.

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He was a recipient of the Padma Bhushan and the Padma Vibhushan, the last being in 2005. Dr. Goyal is the honorary dean and chief cardiologist at the Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences and is a former Director-Professor of cardiology of JJ Group of Hospitals and Grant Medical College, Mumbai.

Dr Patil Deputy Director, Bombay Hospital while speaking to My Medical Mantra, confirmed the sad demise of Dr B K Goyal.