Dr. Budhendranauth Doobay
Order of Ontario M.B.B.S., (LONDON) F.R.C.S. (ENGLAND) F.R.C.S(C),
F.R.C.S.(Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery) CANADA
Dr. Budhendranauth Doobay was born on the August 26, 1940 in the village of Welded, Berbice in Guyana to Smt. Jasodra Ji and Pt. Ramsahai Doobay Ji. His early education took place in Guyana. Secondary part of the education required travelling to the city – Georgetown by train which no longer exists today. Much of his extracurricular activities involved playing cricket, learning to read and write Hindi from his father. He was also learning the steps and mantras required to conduct Hindu Religious functions like Hanuman Puja and Satyanarayan Puja. At the tender age of thirteen he was conducting Hanuman Puja in Lusignan, a plantation in Guyana. He was loved by the people of Lusignan. Following his pre-university education he was admitted to the University of the West Indies in the island of Jamaica as a medical student. During his medical studies he formed a Hindu society and conducted weekly satsang. Upon graduating from the University of the West Indies as a medical Doctor he did his internship in Jamaica and the worked as a Doctor at the Georgetown Public Hospital. He later went to the University of London where he did the FRCS. He came back to Guyana and later immigrated to Canada where he had to redo all his medical exams and specialties. After completing his training in Cardio Vascular Surgery he started working at the Hamilton General Hospital and later became an associate Professor in the department of Cardiovascular Surgery.