Dr. Indran Indrakrishnan is an old student of Royal college, Colombo and Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo , Srilanka. He is a Gastroenterologist practicing in Atlanta, USA and a clinical professor at the Emory University School of Medicine. In 2018, Dr Indrakrishnan became the first American of Indian subcontinent descent to receive a commendation (on his birthday )from Georgia Governor Nathan Deal for his exceptional work in improving the lives of people affected by colorectal cancer and other gastrointestinal diseases.The Georgia Senate passed a resolution in 2017 honoring Dr. Indrakrishnan’s service to Georgia. The Georgia House of Representatives followed suit with a resolution declaring February 14th 2018 as Dr Indrakrishnan day.He was also named among the 25 Most Influential Asian Americans in Georgia twice- in 2016 & 2018.Dr. Indrakrishnan is a former president and board member of the Georgia Gastroenterology and Endoscopic Society and currently sits on the Georgia Board of Healthcare Force, as well as the boards for Rainbow Village- a non profit organization serving the less fortunate women and children , Fight Colorectal Cancer and Meals by Grace. He is a trustee of Hindu Temple of Atlanta. He is also a past president of Georgia Association of Physicians of Indian Heritage (GAPI) and currently on the board of trustees.