Implanting management classics in healthcare too!
A MACHINE or TECHNOLOGY is as good as the man behind it, period!
Sports Injuries , Arthroscopy And Joint Replacement / Reconstruction Surgeries
Presently responsible for Setting up, and Administration of Orthopaedic Departments of MEDICA group of hospitals at Kolkata, Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Siliguri & upcoming hospitals.
Academic & Professionals details
✓ Gold Medal of U.P. State Chapter Of Indian Orthopaedic Association (1995, 1996)
✓ Awarded U.P. Chapter Exchange Fellowship 1996
✓ Represented the West Bengal Orthopaedic Association in National Orthopaedic Quiz, -97
✓ Awarded Johnson & Johnson National Fellowship of Indian Orthopaedic Association-98
✓ Various Scientific Papers presented & published in Journals of Orthopaedics, U.P. Chapter I.O.A. Meeting/M.P. Chapter I.O.A. Meeting
Fellowships and training
✓ Sports medicine Fellowship at Singapore General Hospital from Nov – 2000
✓ Visiting fellow at various hospitals across Australia in 2005
✓ Participated in ISAKOS 2008 at Florence, Italy
✓ AO fellow at Davos ,Switzerland for Geriatric Fracture training December 2008
✓ Participated in Current Concepts of Joint Replacement at Orlando ,USA December 2009
✓ Attended Current Concepts of Joint replacement at Las Vegas, USA May 2012
✓ 2004-2009- Head of Department of Orthopaedics- Rabindra Nath Institute of Cardiac Sciences & Armenian Church Trauma Center
✓ 2002-2004- Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Apollo Gleneagles Hospital, Kolkata
The Calcutta Medical and Research Institute
✓ 2000-2004- Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon – The Calcutta Medical and Research Institute, Kolkata
✓ Residency In Orthopaedics At Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi Orthopaedics Department
Reason to join profession
To be a doctor – the best way to help people and make an honest living holding up the middle class and social values with integrity.
First generation doctor in a very large and extended family with a responsibility to prove that service oriented work can be a successful career too.
The first 5 years spent in doing a lot of charitable work even as the pressure to succeed professionally was maximum then. This became a regular affair with now having conducted hundreds of awareness programmes and free camps with communitiy to reach out to the masses.
✓ Largest series of bilateral simultaneous TKR in east.
✓ First bilateral simultaneous live surgery in history of Bangladesh orthopaedic association national meeting.
✓ Performed one of the earliest ankle arthroscopic surgeries in east India almost 18 years back.
✓ More the 20 live surgeries including joint replacement of KNEE, HIP and arthroscopic surgeries.
✓ Performed 10,000+ Knee surgeries including Joint Replacements/Arthroscopy
✓ Presently credited with large number of joint replacements in same sitting (bilateral Knee/Bilateral Hips/Hip and Knee together in same patient at same time) in Kolkata
✓ Performed ING 200+ cruciate reconstructions and shoulder instabilities in a year
✓ Served as Executive Committee member of Indian Arthroscopy Society and other societies in past
✓ Credited with first use of GMRS System for Proximal Tibia Replacement in country in 2005 for Recurrent G.C.T
✓ Performed First Bilateral Total Knee Replacement at Manipur in 2012
✓ Conducted 6 live ACL Surgeries at TATA Main Hospital in Jamshedpur in 2013, In a day as teaching faculty
✓ Served as the Secretary of West Bengal Arthroplasty Society (2014 & 2015)
✓ Performed several Arthroscopic and Sports related surgeries for National as well as International Athletes who have represented their countries in various tournaments
✓ Performed First ever Orthoalign Computer Navigation assisted Total Knee Replacement Surgery in Eastern India in December 2017
✓ Reach out to people and be one with them. A great manager needs to mange oneself as per the “here and now realities” rather than keep sticking to the beaten path.
✓ “Firm flexibility” is the name of the game in healthcare .
(Man vs. Machine harmonization):
A MACHINE or technology is as good as the man behind it, period!
✓ Dr. Devi Shetty – Communication and Presentation Skills with farsighted vision.
✓ Dr. Alok Roy – The man with a mission without fear and self doubt, very encouraging always
✓ Dr. Sailendra Bhattacharya- It’s never too late to start and succeed
✓ My Patients And People Around Me Who Inspire Me On Daily Basis
My wife Dr. Poonam Kapoor, Chief Pathologist. My Son Karan is in MBBS 3rd year and daughter is Janhavi in Class 11.
Tennis, Golf, Travel… can hum a few lines too
Your most important priority If you were health minister
✓ 3- 5 % budget allocation to health care.
✓ Revise CGHS and government allocation
✓ “Health for All” in true sense.
✓ Skill and experience based incentivisation of medical professionals to improve results of the surgical/medical services.
Best place for vacation in India and Abroad
Ladakh & Rajasthan and Switzerland & USA