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Dr. Saha was trained in General Surgery from The Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research, Kolkata. He did his SR in this institute from 1996 – 1999, and passed M.S (General Surgery) in 1999. He received the Uma Rani Saha Gold Medal for the best student in surgery awarded by The Association of Surgeons of India, West Bengal Chapter. He also received prize for the best thesis in his batch.

Thereafter he joined as Registrar in Chittaranjan National Cancer Research Institute, Kolkata, and stayed there till he joined M.Ch (Pediatric Surgery) at N.R.S.Medical College, Kolkata in May 2000. This hospital handles the maximum number of surgical newborns, infants and children in the Government sector. Here he was trained under the able guidance of Prof. Sacchidananda Das, Prof. Pradip Mukherjee and Prof. Nripen Samanta. After completing M.Ch course he went for training in minimally invasive surgery at Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi from Padmasree Dr. Prdip Kumar Chowbey. Later in the same year he also received his basic training in Laparoscopic Surgery from Dr. C. Palanivelu at Gem Hospital, Coimbatore.

Dr. Subhasis Saha believes that he can do justice to his patients only by frequently updating himself. He went to The All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi in 2003 and stayed there for 2 weeks to learn the advances in Pediatric Urodynamics, Pediatric Bronchoscopy, and Pediatric Cystoscopy.

He has been attending 4-5 Pediatric Surgical Workshops and Conferences every year since he started practicing Pediatric Surgery.

In 2007 he was given the lifetime achievement award by The Rotary Club, Kolkata. ( to be edited)

In the year 2007, he was invited by Prof Richard Azizkhan, Director of Cincinnatti Childrens’ Hospital to visit his hospital as a visiting faculty for two months. He was fortunate to see a host of renowned Pediatric Surgical faculties including Prof. Alberto Pena from close quarters.

"  In 2009, he was invited by Dr. Keith Georgeson, the pioneer of pediatric minimal invasive surgery in the world to visit his department as a visiting faculty. Dr. Saha went to visit University of Alabama Childrens' Hospital and participated in the academic as well as the surgical programme of the Department of Pediatric General Surgery. This gave him new insights in Pediatric laparoscopy and thoracoscopy.

Dr. Subhasis Saha is keenly interested in neonatal and Pediatric Surgery. His special interest lies in Pediatric minimally invasive surgery.

He is presently involved in the surgical care of newborns and children in The Calcutta Medical Research Institute (Kolkata), A.M.R.I. (Dhakuria), AMRI Women and Child Hopsital (Mukundapur), Genesis Hospital (Rajdanga) and Columbia Asia Hospital (Kolkata).

 
 
AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
  • Sir Frank Conar silver medal for Surgical Anatomy, Medical College, Kolkata, 1992.
  • Gold medal for the Best scientific paper presented – Foundation Day Ceremony of Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research, Kolkata, 1998
  • Uma Rani Saha gold medal for Proficiency in Surgery awarded by Associations of Surgeons of India, West Bengal chapter, 1998.
  • Best thesis award, Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research, Kolkata, 1999.
  • 2nd Prize for paper presentation, Annual conference of  Pediatric Surgery Association, West Bengal 2000.
  • 2nd Prize for paper presentation, Annual conference of  Pediatric Surgery Association, West Bengal 2001.
  • 1st Prize for paper presentation, Annual conference of  Pediatric Surgery Association, West Bengal 2002.
  • 2nd Prize for paper presentation, Annual conference of  Pediatric Surgery Association, West Bengal 2005.
  • J. M. Sengupta Gold Medal for the best scientific paper of the  Annual conference of  Pediatric Surgery Association, West Bengal 2005.
  • Presented posters/ papers at National Conferences of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons, Association of Surgeons of India, Indian Academy of Pediatricians and Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India.
  • Participated as Faculty at AMASICON 2006 held at Kolkata from 31st March to 2nd April 2006 organised by Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India.
  • November 14th 2006 : presented Vocational Excellence Award by Rotary International district 3290 at G.D.Birla Sabhaghar
  • Participated as faculty in the panel discussion ‘ Recent topics in Pediatric Nephrology’ in the A.P.I. Annual Conference – December 2006.
  • 1st Prize for paper presentation, Annual Conference of Pediatric Surgery Association, West Bengal, 2008.
  • J. M. Sengupta Gold Medal for the best scientific paper of the  Annual conference of  Pediatric Surgery Association, West Bengal 2008.
  • Invited faculty in Laparoscopic hernia workshop organized by Institute of Laparoscopic Surgery, Kolkata, west Bengal in January 2009
  • Invited faculty in annual conference cum workshop of Pediatric Ensdoscopic Surgeons – India (PESI 2009) held at Mumbai from 27th February to 1st March 2009.
  • Awarded BAPS award for 2009 by British Association of Pediatric Surgeons to attend the BAPS-EUPSA annual conference at Graz, Austria from 17th – 20th June 2010
  • Faculty for annual conference cum workshop of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons, North-East Chapter held in October 2009.
  • J. M. Sengupta Gold Medal for the best scientific paper of the  Annual conference of  Pediatric Surgery Association, West Bengal 2009.
  • Organizing Secretary of PESI 2010 held at Kolkata from 5th to 7th  March 2010.
  • Invited faculty in “Laparoscopic hernia workshop” from 7th –18th March 2010 held at Institute of Laparoscopic Surgery, Salt Lake, Kolkata.
  • Invited faculty at PESI 2011(Annual conference cum live workshop of Pediatric Endoscopic Surgeons of India) held at
    Ludhiana from 4th to 6th March 2011.