Frontline Indian doctor dies of Covid-19 in UAE
He was hailed as a selfless doctor who was always available to his patients
A frontline Indian doctor who took care of Covid-19 patients in Abu Dhabi died of the virus. Dr Sudhir Rambhau Washimkar was an internal medicine specialist at Burjeel Royal Hospital, Al Ain. He was 61.
The Indian doctor from Nagpur, Maharashtra state, breathed his last on Saturday and his funeral was held on Sunday morning.
VPS Healthcare mourned the loss of a Covid-19 warrior, hailing Dr Sudhir as a selfless doctor, who was always available to his patients.
He was a frontliner who passionately treated and attended to Covid patients since the outbreak began. He tested positive for the virus on May 9. Two days later, he was transferred to Al Ain Hospital for treatment.
Dr Arun Menon, regional director for VPS Healthcare's Al Ain region, said Dr Sudhir's demise was a "great loss for the institution".
"Dr Sudhir became a member of the VPS family in 2018. He joined as an internal medicine specialist. A very experienced and skillful doctor, he always adorned a smile on his face. Humble and gentle, he was a master at his work and one of the most popular doctors in the hospital. He valued his profession the most and was always keen to attend to his patients at any time."
Courtesy: Khaleej Times