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Spine Research Foundation

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Our Story

Established in Kolkata, the major metropolis of eastern India, Spine Research Foundation is a non-profit, charitable organization, made up of eminent doctors. Though, the primary intention is to help under privileged patients who are in need of complex spine surgery; ground-breaking research, and imparting world class education with training/ fellowships has been a major focus, right from its inception.

We perform more than 1000 spine surgeries a year and consists of four consultant Spine Surgeons– three Orthopaedic Spine Surgeons and one Neuro Spine Surgeon. It also has three Anaesthesiologists who also provide intensive care to critically ill patients as well as work as Pain Physicians. The foundation also has two full time physical medicine specialists and two full time electrophysiologists. With indomitable support and motivation from our well wishers, we have successfully operated nearly 200 patients with economic assistance and aspire to do more. Click here to participate in our mission...

SRF launched with certain aims and still earnestly tries to attain them-

  • To set forth a platform for helping poor patients (financially and/or otherwise) who cannot afford spinal surgeries in spite of desperately needing them, especially when the estimated cost of the surgery is high, and the surgery is complicated and is of long duration.
  • To provide training to orthopaedic and neurosurgeons who wish to update or learn various aspects of spine surgery.
  • To encourage clinical, basic science and translational research as is appropriate.
  • To conduct courses, seminars, and workshops to spread the knowledge and awareness of spine surgery among doctors or specialists.
  • To increase public awareness of various aspects of spinal problems and injuries affecting the society at large.

With your indomitable support and motivation, we have successfully operated on nearly 200 patients with economic assistance and aspire to do more….

Mission

SURGERY is expensive and at times health care bills become overwhelmingly difficult to pay. Spine Research Foundation – SRF – upholds its rich legacy and mission to support such patients who require spine surgery but cannot pay for it and are helpless. We possess an ambitious spine surgical group of committed professionals who help our patients to make informed, accurate, science-based decisions regarding their health issues and manage their financial problems with individualised care and holistic approach. Driven by unwavering focus to serve the community, we see to it that our patients receive best in class treatment for their disabilities without worrying about the cost - whatever amount it may be – Know more about our policies.

Vision

SRF targets to redefine health care for those underprivileged people who feel money is the foremost requirement for availing advanced treatment and surgery. SRF promises to deliver state of the art health services when and where you need it most. We look forward to achieving this goal by accomplishing academic and non-profit missions that fuel SRFs continuous development towards shaping a better future comprising economically sustainable, quality health care facilities.

Leadership Team

The Trustees

Dr. Saumyajit Basu

Dr S Basu Dedication, determination and dynamic, is what Saumyajit Basu is all about. Dr. Basu is one of the most distinguished and acclaimed spine surgeons in the country, having performed nearly ten thousand surgeries over the last 20 years. He stands out to be one of the world's foremost leaders today, in terms of both the quality as well as the volume of his surgical and academic work. For details Click here...

Dr. Aloke Kumar Basu

Dr A K Basu Aloke Kumar Basu is one of the pioneers in the establishment, propagation, and development of Oral Medicine in the country. Starting from the 1960s till date, his phenomenal role in the field of dental science has been instrumental in advancing oral care in India to the current standards.
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Dr. Manoj Kumar Bhattacharya

Dr M K B Dr. M. K. Bhattacharya is a senior and well-known neurosurgeon who retired as the Director of Bangur Institute of Neurology, one of the premier neurological institutes of the country.

He is at present working as a consultant neurosurgeon at Park Clinic and is still involved in neurosurgical practice. He is attached to a lot of academic institutions and organizations.

Dr. Trinanjan Sarangi

Dr T Sarangi Dr. Trinanjan Sarangi is a highly skilled and experienced Anaesthesiologist with a deep and abiding special interest in complex and long duration surgical procedures of the spine and brain. A National Scholar in Secondary Examination Dr. Trinanjan Sarangi has a brilliant academic career. After graduating from Bankura Sammilani Medical College, Bankura, West Bengal, he did his MD (Anaesthesiology) from M S Ramaiah Medical College, Karnataka. For details Click here...

Mr. Avijit Deb

A Deb Avijit Deb was born into a family of lawyers of North Calcutta. After having passed his school leaving examinations from Calcutta Boys’ School he graduated with Honours in English from Jadavpur University in 1967.

In 1967 he also became an Articled Clerk to a Solicitor of repute Mr. R.C. Deb. He qualified as a Solicitor in 1970. He simultaneously enrolled himself for the LLB Degree Course of the University of Calcutta and obtained the degree. For details Click here...

Dr. Mriganka Sekhar Ghosh

Dr M S GhoshDr. M. S. Ghosh, Chief Patron of Spine Research Foundation, is a very senior and renowned orthopedic surgeon known throughout the country. He was HOD, Orthopedics at Kothari Medical Center, Kolkata. He was President of the Indian Orthopaedic Association and is still advisor to all the major orthopaedic associations of the region and is respected for his work. He started his spine practice in 2003 after completing his spine training abroad and has completed about 1500 spine surgeries since then.

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