PROF.& HEAD (FORMERLY), D.M.C.&H.,LUDHIANA
Dr. J. L. Bassi is a name very familiar to this city, he is a renowned orthopaedic who has earned laurels not only in this region but also across the seven seas. Thousands have been healed and hundreds have been trained professionally by this immensely gifted person.
About a year back, he had the honour of being the sole Indian doctor to impart training to fellow orthopaedicians from different parts of the globe in Switzerland and Finland.
Rising from humble ashes, he is still very attached to his roots and embodies the die hard Punjabi spirit in every sense. His father ran a flour mill but dreamed big for his two sons. Hard-work and determination being inculcated in his psyche, the young Bassi developed a keen interest in mechanics and machinery during his growing up years. All led him first to medical and then, to orthopaedic studies at Ahmedabad under the Gujarat University.
After completing residency in V.S.Hospital Ahmadabad from 01.01.1973 to 27.11.1976, Dr. Bassi joined Dayanand Hospital and Medical College Ludhiana, Punjab in 1976 as a lecturer and retired as professor and Head of orthopaedic department in October, 2008 during this period he operated more than 10000 trauma cases, more than 3000 joint replacement and spine surgery and corrected number of limb deformities. He gave the training to more than 100 orthopaedics post graduates student and was examiner for MBBS and MS examinations in various universities.