The spirited surgeon

Died: Dr Tehemton Erach Udwadia, 88, considered the father of laparoscopic surgery in India, founder president of the Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo-Surgeons and founder chairman of the Center of Excellence for Minimal Access Surgery Training (CEMAST); of cancer at the Breach Candy Hospital in Bombay on January 7, 2023. "The motto of my alma mater G. S. Medical College is something I have always lived by: ‘You are here not to worship what is taught but to question it.’ Questioning things rather than blindly accepting them has been an integral part of my journey, be it for advancing the cause......

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