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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

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.

Immediate Past President

Dr Saumyajit Basu

Dr Saumyajit Basu

M.S.(Orth), DNB(Orth), FRCS
Head, Department of Spine Surgery, 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 8000 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. Currently, he is the President Elect of Association of Spine Surgeons of India and Chairman, WWC Subcommittee, Scoliosis Research Society (SRS). He represents India in the Board of Asia Pacific Spine Society (APSS) and Indo American Spine Alliance (IASA). He has nearly 50 publications in journals and book chapters and he is the Deputy Editor of Indian Spine Journal, which is an indexed journal dedicated to spinal studies.


Dr Abrar Ahmed

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.

Vice President

Dr Kiran Mukherjee

Dr Kiran Kumar Mukopadhyay

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 Dinesh Kumar Jaiswal

Dr Dinesh Kumar 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.

Joint Secretary

Dr Chinmoy Nath

Dr Chinmay 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.


Executive Committee Members

Dr Amitava Biswas

Dr Amitabha 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 Saikat Sarkar

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 Anindya Basu

Dr Anindya Basu

M.S. (Orth), DNB, MRCS (Glasg), MNAMS Fellowship in Complex Spine Surgery (Newcastle, UK), Scottish National Spine Deformity Fellowship (Edinburgh)
Affiliation- Institute of Neurosciences Kolkata (I-NK)

currently working as a Consultant in Spine unit in I-NK, which performs about 700 spine surgeries per year. My clinical interests are Spinal deformity correction and Minimally invasive spine surgeries. I am interested in research work related to basic science in spinal pathologies.

Dr Susmit Naskar

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.

Dr Sanjoy Biswas

Dr Sanjoy Biswas

M.S. (Orth)
Spine Fellowship- IGASS (Germany); Minimally Invasive (Seoul); Complex Spine (Japan); APSS-GANGA (India)
Affiliation : Consultant Spine surgeon in Apollo Multi-speciality Hospital, Kolkata

is a Consultant Spine surgeon in Apollo Multi-speciality Hospital, Kolkata. Underwent five Spine Fellowship including SRS Fellowship (USA). Regularly perticipates in academic conferences & symphosium. Also member of IOA, ASSI, AO.Spine, AO.Trauma, NAAS, IGASS, IASA, WBOA.

Co-opted Executive Committee Members

Dr Abhishek Roy

Dr Abhishek Ray

M.S. (Orth)
Presently working as Consultant Spine surgeon in The Mission Hospital, Durgapur catering to the patients of the industrial belt of West Bengal and Jharkhand. My spectrum of work encompasses both Adult and Paediatric spine involving degenerative, trauma and deformity disorders. Currently, involved in a basic science research project in collaboration with CMERI, Durgapur. Besides, contributing to various book chapters and clinical research papers. Further, involved in various grass root projects through Rotary Club, Smart City Durgapur branch.

Dr Shumayou Dutta

Dr Shumayou Dutta

M.S. (Orth)
Spine Fellowship- F. ASSI; Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery and Spinal Deformity Fellowship; Complex Cervical Spine Fellowship; ASSI Inland Travelling Fellowship.
Affiliation : Consultant Spine Surgeon at Medica Superspeciality Hospital, Kolkata & Asst. Prof, Dept of Orthopaedics, KPC Hospital, Kolkata.


Dr Christopher Gerber

Dr Christopher Gerber

Senior Neurosurgeon, Institute of Neuroscience Kolkata


Dr Subhadip Mondal

Dr Subhadip Mandal

MS (Ortho), DNB (Ortho), MNAMS
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Orthopaedics, Nilratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital