ANDHRA PRADESH

Ex-Superintendent of Gandhi Hospital dead

Special Correspondent

HYDERABAD: J. Jaswanth Rao, an eminent doctor and former superintendent of Gandhi Hospital, passed away on Saturday in a private hospital here. He was 81 years and is survived by wife.

Born on June 8, 1928, Rao graduated in medicine from Andhra Medical College in 1952 and joined Osmania General Hospital as an Assistant Surgeon in 1954. He was promoted as professor and Head of the Department of Medicine at Gandhi Medical College in 1968.

He served as Gandhi Hospital Superintendent between 1982 and 1987.

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