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Spine Society of West Bengal

Office Bearers

The Spine Society of West Bengal has been formed with the active participation of eminent spine surgeons of West Bengal and Kolkata with patronage from eminent international spine surgeons as a non political centre to create awareness of various nature for the benefit of the public, provide training to orthopedic and neurosurgeons who wish to update or learn various aspects of spine surgery, conduct courses, seminars and workshops to spread the knowledge and awareness of spine surgery among doctor or specialists and increase public awareness of various aspects of spinal problems affecting the society at large. Though it is based in Kolkata, the Society may work in any part of India as shall be decided by the Executive Committee.


Dr. Kunal Sengupta


M.S. (Orth), DNB(Orth)
Affiliation: Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Ruby General Hospital, Kolkata

consultant at the department of Orthopaedics in Ruby General Hospital, Dr. Sengupta has over 20 years of rich experience in his field. He is a reputed doctor and gives patients his undivided attention.

Vice President

Dr. Saumyajit Basu


M.S.(Orth), DNB(Orth), FRCS
Affiliation: Consultant Spine Surgeon, Park Clinic and Kothari Medical Center, Kolkata

is the pioneer in developing spine surgery as a separate subspecialty in this part of the country. He started his spine practice in 2003 after completing his spine training abroad and has completed about 6000 spine surgeries since then. His special interest is spinal deformities and cervical spine. He has extensive academic involvements in various spine related societies nationally and internationally.


Dr. Abrar Ahmed


M.S. (Orth)
Affiliation : Consultant - Spine Surgery, Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Kolkata

a renowned spine and orthopaedic surgeon catering to critical spine related surgery cases in Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Kolkata.

Joint Secretary

Dr. Dinesh Jaiswal


M.S. (Orth)
Affiliation : Fellow Spine Surgery, DHMC, NH, USA

is a trained Orthopedic Spine surgeon with additional interest in Orthopedic trauma. Graduated from Calcutta University in 1990, he worked in different capacities in Kolkata and Delhi and is practicing as a Consultant Orthopedic spine surgeon since 1998 in Kolkata and Howrah.

Executive Committee Members

Dr. G. R. Vijay Kumar


MBBS, FRCS (London)
Affiliation : Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon, Fortis Hospital, Kolkata.

is a graduate from Calcutta Medical College in 1988. University Gold Medal for best student in Calcutta University 1988, Gold Medals in Surgery, In Obstetrics & Gynaecology, BC Roy Memorial Award for Best student from Calcutta Medical College 1988). Postgraduate training in Neurosurgery in UK. FRCS (London) in 1992, FRCS(Neurosurgery) in 1998. Trained at the National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery, London and Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge. Fellowship in Complex Spinal Surgery, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA, 1997.Fellowship in Skullbase & Vascular Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA, 2001. Has performed over 2000 complex brain and spine surgeries.
Member of Neurological Society of India, Association of Spine Surgeons of India, Past Board Member of AOSpine Asia Pacific.
Faculty at various educational courses nationally and internationally.

Dr. Chinmoy Nath


MBBS, M.S. (Orth), MRCS (Edinburgh)
Clinical Fellowship, Spine Surgery, NUH, Singapore Diploma
in Tissue Banking, National University of Singapore
Affiliation: Consultant Spine Surgeon, Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Kolkata

is a fellowship trained orthopaedic spine surgeon. He is interested is Trauma, degenerative spine diseases and minimal invasive spine surgery. He has 13 publications in national and international journals including Indian Journal of Orthopaedics, International Orthopaedics, JBJS, European Spine Journal and American Journal of Orthopaedics. He has given lectures to several national and international conferences and seminars of Orthopaedics and Spine surgery.

Dr. Kiran Mukherjee


M.S. (Orth), Spine fellow D H M C USA
Affiliation : Professor, Dept. of Orthopaedics, N R S Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata

a renowned spine and orthopaedic surgeon received Best Paper Award at the Annual Conference of West Bengal Orthopaedic Association, Chandannagar, 2002. Special interest in Spinal Trauma & Deformity and Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery/Reconstructive Surgery Trauma Surgery. Worked in the TSUNAMI affected areas of Andaman & Nicobar Islands in December 2004 to January 2005 as part of medical relief team.

Dr. Amitava Biswas


M.S. (Orth)
Fellow Spine Surgery- AO Spine Asia Pacific, DHMC, NH, USA, SGH, Kuching, Malaysia
Affiliation : Consultant Spine Surgeon at Park Clinic

is a Consultant Spine Surgeon at Spine Unit, Neurosciences Division, Park Clinic, a Visiting Consultant Spine Surgeon at Kothari Medical Centre and SVS Marwari Hospital, Kolkata. Principal specialisation in minimally invasive spine surgery. Co-opted member of Association of Spine Surgeons of India (ASSI) and currently holds a position as distinguished faculty of National Board Spine Fellowship (NBE-FNB-Spine) at Park Clinic.

Dr. Sanjoy Biswas


M.S. (Orth)
Spine Fellowship- IGASS(Germany); Minimally Invasive(Seoul); Complex Spine(Japan); APSS-GANGA(India)
Affiliation : Assiociated Consultant - Orthospadics and Spine, Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Kolkata

is a Associate Consultant of Orthospadics and Spine in Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Kolkata. Underwent four Spine Fellowship. Regularly perticipates in academic conferences & symphosium. Also member of IOA, ASSI, AO.Spine, AO.Trauma, NAAS, IGASS, IASA, WBOA.

Co-opted Members

Dr. Saikat Sarkar


M.S. (Orth), DNB, MRCS(Glasgow)
Affiliation : Consultant Spine Surgeon, Columbia Asia Hospital, Saltlake and Eskag Sanjeevani

is attached as chief spine surgeon with KIMS,Burdwan. Completed AO spine fellowship from Sir Gangaram Hospital,New Delhi and trained in Dartmouth Hitchcock medical centre,USA and also in Schon Klinik,Vogtareuth,Germany. Dr.Saikat is actively involved in academic activities, training programmes, paper presentation in national & international conferences.
He has contributed the chapter “Lumbar disc herniation” in internationally famous orthopaedics textbook-Turek’s orthopaedics, principles and their applications, 7th edition, published by Wolter Kluwer.

Dr. Susmit Naskar


M.S. (Orth)
Spine Fellowship- Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery; IASA fellowship.
Affiliation : Spine Consultant at Narayana Superspeciality Hospital, Howrah.

completed fellowship program at kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani hospital and invasive spine surgery techniques at Klinikum Do hospital, Dortmund. Completed IASA fellowship in Shriners hospital, Philadelphia, USA.
Specially interested is in Degenarative cervical and lumbar spine pathology. Member of ASSI, WBOA.