Member of American Society of Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
Member of International Federation of Surgical Obesity (IFSO)
British Association of Obesity & Metabolic Surgeons (BOMSS)
British Obesity Surgery Patients Association (BOSPA)
The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh – Fellow
The Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow – Fellow
British Medical Association (BMA)
Association of Surgeons of India (ASI) – Life Member since 1999
Awards & Prizes:
Awarded Poster of Distinction at the British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMSS) meeting – January 19-20, 2012; Bristol, UK
Awarded ASiT Bariatric Fellowship with Dr Bruno Dillemans in Brugge (Bruges), Belgium for 3months (5th October, 2009 to 18th December, 2009).
Nominated for best poster award at the 17th International Congress of the European Association of Endoscopic Surgery (EAES) – June 17-20, 2009; Prague, Czechoslovakia.
Selected in Poster of Distinction (E-Poster) category at the International Surgical Congress, Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland (ASGBI) – May 13-15, 2009; Glasgow, UK.
Awarded the first Post-CCT Bariatric Fellowship under the National Surgical Fellowship Scheme through the Royal College of Surgeons of England in partnership with the Surgical Specialist Associations at Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton for 12months (13th March, 2009 to 12th March, 2010).
Selected in Poster of Distinction category at the Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons (AUGIS) meeting – September 25-26, 2008; Liverpool, UK.
Awarded Ethicon Short term Clinical Visit Grant by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh for the Gastric Fellowship at National Cancer Center & Cancer Institute Hospital in Tokyo in September, 2008.
Nominated for best poster award in two different categories at the 16th International Congress of the European Association of Endoscopic Surgery (EAES) – June 11-14, 2008; Stockholm, Sweden.
Selected in Poster of Distinction (E-Poster) category at the International Surgical Congress, Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland (ASGBI) – May 14-16, 2008; Bournemouth, UK.
Achieved thehighest Rankin the medical school for admission to Postgraduate Courses conducted by University of Calcutta (Merit No.09) and in All India Entrance Examination (Merit No.159) in the year 1996.
Awarded ‘Class-prizein Pathology’ by the Department of Pathology, R. G. Kar Medical College and Hospital, Calcutta, India in the year 1991.