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Air Vice Marshal Dilip Chandra Agarwal

Service No & Branch 32386 MED MR-04524
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Service End: Retired on 30 Jun 2015 Superannuated Nick Name :
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

- 30 Jun 2015AVMCommand Hospital, Air ForceBangalore Commandant
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
AVMDilip Chandra Agarwal32386 MEDAward Date 26 Jan 2014Announced 26 Jan 2014
Details : Air Vice Marshal Dilip Chandra Agarwal was commissioned in the Army Medical Corps on 11 Apr 78. He is currently posted as Principal Medical Officer, Eastern Air Command, with effect from 01 Nov 2012. He is a Master in General Surgery and Master in Orthopedics, a rare distinction for any medical professional. A highly acclaimed, skilled and experienced surgeon of repute with great versatility and expertise in many surgical fields including General Surgery, Arthroscopy and Joint Replacement Surgery, he has been Commended by the COAS twice and by the Army Commanders four times. During peak insurgency period from 1993 to 1996 at Base Hospital Srinagar and from 2000 to 2004 at Military Hospital Jammu, he achieved the unique and unparalleled distinction of having treated more than three thousand battle causalities and saving number of lives and limbs. He pioneered the technique of primary internal fixation of bones in battle causalities, a revolutionary initiative, which helped in reducing morbidity, mortality, complications, hospital stay, convalescence period and achieving better functional outcome. Because of his laudable clinical acumen and outstanding surgical skills, he has been assigned to various premier Orthopedic Centers of Armed Forces. A recognised post graduate teacher, examiner and Professor of Orthopedics at the prestigious Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, he has had the singular distinction of starting two Orthopedic Centers of the Armed Forces at Jammu and Srinagar. As a Senior Advisor Orthopedics at Base Hospital Lucknow, he provided orthopedic cover to eight States and performed more than 4500 surgeries. He also headed the prestigious Joint Replacement Center at Army Hospital R&R, where he performed more than 1500 joint replacement surgeries using state of the art technology. In his present appointment, displaying foresight and initiative, he has been singularly instrumental in setting high standards of Medical Care. Leading from the front, on 03 Dec 12, he took upon himself to travel to Bagdogra to operate upon a young pilot who had ejected from Jaguar aircraft and had sustained critical fractures. His clinical expertise helped the young pilot to recover uneventfully without any disability. His incisive analysis, assiduity and philosophy has resulted in modernisation of Station Medicare Centres and Hospitals in a meaningful manner and has brought about an affirmative perceptible change in the soft skill of health care providers. He diligently achieved KRAs like Patient Safety, Training of Medical and Paramedical Staff, Disease Prevention and Detection Camps which has resulted in commendable reduction in morbidity and mortality, and enhanced clientele satisfaction. He is a highly dedicated, devoted and committed professional par-excellence and an administrator with vision, fortitude, perseverance, conviction and determination. An achiever of high standards and goals, a great leader and a team member, he has always led from the front and set a sterling example for others to emulate. For distinguished service of high order, Hon'ble President is pleased to award Vishisht Seva Medal to Air Vice Marshal Dilip Chandra Agarwal. 93
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