Dr. Mohsin Wali is an Indian cardiologist and honorary physician to the former Presidents Shri R. Venkataraman and Shri Shankar Dayal Sharma, as well as the serving physician to the present President Shri Pranab Mukherjee. The Government of India awarded him the Padma Shri, in 2007, for his contributions to Indian medicine.
Dr. Mohsin Wali graduated in science from the Aligarh Muslim University in 1970, and then went on to do MBBS from the Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Memorial Medical College in Kanpur, which was followed by MD from the Kanpur University in 1979. He joined the LalaLajpatRai Hospital, Kanpur as a resident physician and was later promoted as a senior registrar and tutor. He joined the GB Pant Hospital in 1980 as a medical officer and helater moved to the Ram ManoharLohia Hospital in 1981 as a member of the faculty.
He is the only clinician in India to be formally trained in Geriatrics. He has been instrumental in launching Geriatric Medicine in India through the faculty of Geriatric medicine, Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, USA.
Dr. Wali has been awarded the prestigious fellowship of American College of Cardiology (USA) in 2005 in appreciation of his work in preventive Cardiology. The World Health Organization has also awarded him a fellowship in Geriatrics through the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.