LUCKNOW || Prem Mishra, one of Lucknow’s most prominent paediatricians passed away after prolonged illness at her home on Wednesday, her family informed. She was a former head of the paediatrics department at the King Georges Medical College (KGMC).
She was the wife of late Dr NC Mishra, who was a prominent oncologist and also the head of the surgery department at KGMC. Her demise plunged the medical fraternity in grief and many of them turned up to her home to pay their last respects.
Mishra is survived by her daughter Sumita and doctor son Sanjeev among others in the family. Her final rites were performed at the Vaikunth Dham crematorium in the state capital in presence of her well-wishers, family, friends and colleagues from the medical fraternity.