Arvind Kumar

Founder Trustee, Lung Care Foundation

Prof. (Dr.) Arvind Kumar is the Founder Trustee of Lung Care Foundation (India), and Chairman - Center for Chest Surgery and Director – Institute of Robotic Surgery at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India. He is a pioneer of super-specialty chest-surgery in India and Vascular Robotic-Surgery in Asia. He received his education from India’s premier medical college, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (A.I.I.M.S.), where he spent 30 years of his career. Perturbed to see the increasing incidence of Black Spots on lungs (even in teenagers) and changing demography of type of Lung Cancer Patients that he treats, he founded Lung Care Foundation to advocate for clean air and improve lung health services in India. Dr. Arvind has given keynote remarks on Air Pollution and Health at World Health Organizations’ headquarter in Geneva and United Nation's headquarters in New York. He has also been conferred with the prestigious Dr. B.C. Roy Award for “Eminent Medical Person” by Hon’ble President of India. He is also a Clean Air Champion with Every Breath Matters Campaign along with Leonardo Di Caprio, Tedros Adhanom and Ms. Christiana Figueres.

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