Dr. A.J. Felix Allen's Profile
Medical Doctor (MD), Master of Public Health (MPH)
Dr. Felix completed his Medical Doctor (MD) degree from Tbilisi State Medical University at Tbilisi, Georgia. Later he went to the UK, to pursue his post graduate degree in Public Health from The University of Sheffield, UK. Dr. Felix has also worked in the UK for 2 years in the field of Public Health. He strongly believes in the prevention of diseases which has motivated him to pursue MPH. His interests are to develop and implement new health plans that make peoples' lives easier. He is an avid traveler, with a huge passion for photography. He also enjoys cooking and watching movies.
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There is a lining between the lungs and chest wall known as Pleura. The dismissal of pleura by a surgical procedure is called Pleurectomy.
The state health insurance programs provide health care support to the below poverty line (BPL) population with each state having its own scheme or relief fund.
Immunotherapy with dendritic cells was recently introduced in India. Dr. Hari Goyal, a distinguished Oncologist speaks to Medindia about the therapy.