Bhubaneswar, Nov 20: Renowned nephrologist Dr. Chittaranjan Kar passed away at a hospital in Chennai at the age of 57 on Friday evening.
Kar was airlifted to a Chennai based hospital in October as his health condition deteriorated while undergoing treatment for post-Covid complications at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar.
Kar was earlier tested positive for coronavirus on August 20.
Kar, was the head of the kidney transplant unit at SCB Medical College and Hospital at Cuttack. Kar received special transplant training at PGIMER Chandigarh. He is a member of several medical associations in India.