Dr. Sailendra Bhattacharya, the legendary doctor in the field of Indian Orthopaedics leaves for his heavenly abode on 18th July 2018 around 8.00pm. He was born in Calcutta on 26th of January,1924, he graduated from RG Kar Medical College and Hospital in 1949 and after the mandatory PRCA, became the first Honorary house surgeon in Orthopaedic Surgery under Dr. Sarbadhikari, going on to be the Registrar, at the same institution.
The West Bengal Orthopaedic Association (WBOA) is a large professional organization, having more than 800 active members. It is a vibrant organization which focuses on academics, research, social networking. It has a number of district & local orthopaedic clubs actively engaged in various academic & social work.