Veteran surgeon Dr Jaswinder Singh Samra received Order of Australia Medal (OAM) for 2019 honour for service to medicine as a pancreatic specialist.
The award was in conjunction with Australia Day today.
Dr Jaswinder, a member of the Australian Medical Association (AMA), is the co-founder of the Australian Pancreatic Centre along with Dr Anubhav Mittal.
Born in the UK, Dr Jaswinder is a hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgeon. He has a special interest in pancreatic cancer and cholangiocarcinoma and undertakes a broad range of laparoscopic surgery.
He is married to Brijinder Kaur Randhawa.
Malaysia’s prominent Sikh medical research scientist (Asia Samachar, 29 June 2017)