Dr Sasanka Chatterjee
Dr. S. S. Chatterjee
Dr. S. S. Chatterjee did his MS and MCh in Plastic Surgery from the University of Calcutta. He also holds DNB(Plastic Surgery) and a PhD in Plastic and Reconstructive Microsurgery from Moscow. He was a Professor in the Department of Plastic Surgery, Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research and SSKM Hospital, Kolkata till 2008. He took his Teacher’s training from the National Teacher Training Centre, Institute of Medical Sciences, Benaras Hindu University, Varanasi. Many of his students are holding faculty posts in various institutions in different parts of the country.
He was the joint winner of the Best Paper Award in the 30th National Conference of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India, 1995, and also the winner of second prize for slides in the same meeting. He was the winner of the R. N. Sinha award for the best published paper in the Journal of Association of Plastic Surgeons of India entitled “Tolerance of ischemia by rat testes – an experimental study” – awarded in 1999. He was honoured to give the M. M. Mukherjee orator in National Conference APSICON in 2013.
He was the Ethicon Fellow in Microsurgery in 2001 and a Visiting Fellow in Institute for Craniofacial and Reconstructive Surgery, Southfield, Michigan,USA in 2001
He is currently the President of Association of Plastic Surgeons of West Bengal and in the Editorial Board of Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery and also a reviewer. He is the Director of Smile Train project in Seba Niketan Nursing Home in Kolkata. He has a number of published papers in both national and International indexed journals.
He was invited as faculty for hair transplant workshops at Baroda IN 2001, and at Patna Medical College IN 2002, and was an invited speaker on ‘clefts’ and ‘rhinoplasty’ in Chosun University, South Korea in 2006, National Conference in Hyderabad in 2006. He was Guest Faculty in workshop on clefts, flaps and rhinoplasty in Bankura Sammilani Medical College in 2006 and 2008, Guest faculty in Midnapur Medical College in 2007, Guest faculty workshop on cleft surgery in Nizam’s Institute, Hyderabad in 2008, invited speaker and faculty in conference of Indian Orthopaedic Association and also West Bengal Orthopaedic Association in 2006 & 2007, invited speaker in Golden Jubilee celebration of Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, Kolkata in 2007, invited speaker in Symposium and National Conference of Indian Association of Surgical Oncology, in 2008 & 2009, invited speaker in National Conference of Diabetic Foot Society of India, in 2008, delivered S. N. Sharma endowment lecture in 2010 in National Conference, invited faculty in flap dissection course in T.N. Medical College & Nair Hospital, Mumbai, in 2011 delivered founder’s lecture in Annual Conference of Indian Society of cleft lip and palate and craniofacial anomalies in 2013, Joint Director of AOCMF basic course in 2014 in Kolkata