Dr. A.J. Felix Allen's Profile

Medical Doctor (MD), Master of Public Health (MPH)

Dr. A.J. Felix Allen

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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Pleurectomy - Surgical Procedure

Pleurectomy - Surgical Procedure

There is a lining between the lungs and chest wall known as Pleura. The dismissal of pleura by a surgical procedure is called Pleurectomy.

Surgical Procedures
State Health Insurance Programs

State Health Insurance Programs

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.

Health Insurance
Immunotherapy With Dendritic Cells  Exclusive Interview With Senior Oncologist

Immunotherapy With Dendritic Cells Exclusive Interview With Senior Oncologist

Immunotherapy with dendritic cells was recently introduced in India. Dr. Hari Goyal, a distinguished Oncologist speaks to Medindia about the therapy.

Medindia Exclusive - Interviews and In depth Reports
Health Insurance In India - An Overview

Health Insurance In India - An Overview

Health insurance has emerged one of the fastest growing segments in the non-life insurance industry with 30% growth in 2010-11 with annual premium collections being over Rs 6,000 crores.

Health Insurance