Mangaluru, Oct 7: Dr Usman PK, a prominent orthopaedic surgeon from this coastal city, passed away today in Australia. The 81-year-old was suffering from multiple age-related ailments.
It is said that Dr Usman flew to Australia last month to stay with daughters. However, his health deteriorated in Australia and he breathed his last today.
He had served in Mangaluru as an orthopaedic surgeon for several decades. He was also the director of Indira Hospital in Mangaluru.
Mangaluru's orthopaedic surgeon Dr Usman PK passes away in Australia