Organizing Committee

  • Organising Chairman - Dr. Pratyush Chatterjee 222-333-444
  • Organising Secretary - Dr, Amitava Narayan Mukherjee 222-333-444
  • Joint Organising Secretary - Dr. Swarnendu Samanta 222-333-444
  • Joint Organising Secretary - Dr. Subhra Chaterjee 222-333-444

The 35th Annual Conference of West Bengal Orthopaedic Association was held in Vedic Village, Rajarhat, Kolkata on 10th ,11th & 12thFebruary,2017 with 276 delegates and presence of a large number of national & international faculties.

The conference was inaugurated by the Vice Chancellor WBSU Prof. Basab Chaudhury


There was a Six Workshop on

  1. Total Knee Replacement

  2. Shoulder Replacement

  3. Total Knee Replacement

  4. Proximal Femur Fracture Nail

  5. Distal Radius Fracture Plate

  6. Distal Humerus Fracture Plate


This year the topic of CME was PAEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS. The CME was dedicated in memory of Prof. A.K.Das, Past President IOA, The Programme was started at 12 noon and the whole CME was divided into three sessions. There was presentation of 24 speakers in CME, and it was credited by 4 CME Hours by West Bengal Medical Council.


On 11th of February 2017 morning the competitive session on Siliguri best paper award started at 8.00 am. Twelve papers were presented.


PROF. A.K.SAHA MEMORIAL ORATION was presented by Prof. Dilip Kumar Sengupta.

Another oration “PROF. K.S. BOSE Memorial Oration“was presented by Dr. Indrajit Sardar.                  


Dr. Debojyoti Bose had presented his lecture as past president.


Dr. Ram Prabhoo, President IOA & Dr. Biswajit Sahu, Hony Secretary of Odisha Orthopaedics presented the guest lectures.

Prof. Anil Jain, Past President IOA presented his guest Lecture during Spine session.

Dr. Amzad Hossian, Past President Bangladesh Orthopaedic Society, Dr. Md. Jahangir Dr. Amit Ajgaonkar were the distinguished guests.

Two Exchange Fellows from UP Chapter also presented paper in the conference


There were Free Paper Session as follows:  

  • twelve free papers on SPINE session,

  • thirteen free papers on ARTHOPLASTY session,

  • eight free paper on LOWER LIMB- 1

  • 10 free paper on LOWER LIMB - 2

  • 8 free papers on Arthroscopy session.

  • 5 Miscellaneous free paper


On 11th February 2017 Twelve Siliguri Gold Medal Best Paper were presented from 8.00 am to 10.00 am.


On 11th February 2017 fifteen posters were presented from 15.40 to 16.30 and on 12th February 2017 sixteen posters were presented from 12.15 to 13.15.


On 11th & 12th February 2017 WBOACON 17 QUIZ contest was held and the result was


On 10th February evening dinner was organized with cultural event Dr. Anjula Kundu & her team performed Kathak Dance.

On 11th February 2017 president of WBOA Dr. Sibaji Choudhuri invited all the delegates for the Presidential Dinner at evening. There was a musical show performance by our orthopaedic colleagues, {OSTEOBLAST band} and a dance performance by Mrs. (Dr.) Mandira Chattaraj.

Total 276 delegates participated in this WBOACON. And 76 trade stalls participated in this conference.


The organizing committee was as follows :

Organising Chairman—Dr. Pratyush Chatterjee,

Organising Secretary—Dr. Amitava Narayan Mukherjee

Joint Org. Secretary - Dr. Swarnendu Samanta & Dr. Subhra Chatterjee,

Organizing Treasurer—Dr. Arijit Chowdhury,


Looking forward to our next WBOACON 2018 at Behrampur.


The conference was concluded with thanks giving ceremony.

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