Dr. Abhra Chandra Chowdhury Rheumatologist in Durgapur

Dr. Abhra Chandra Chowdhury
Rheumatologist, Durgapur

DNB (General Medicine), DM (Rheumatology & Clinical Immunology)

I have completed my MBBS from Calcutta National Medical College. Following MBBS I have done DNB Medicine from the prestigious institute Christian Medical College , Vellore. After obtaining post graduation in medicine , I have spent one year at the Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology at CMC Vellore under the supervision of Prof. Debasish Danda . Subsequently, I got selected for DM Rheumatology course at one of the most premier institutes of the country - Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS),Lucknow. There I had the opportunity to work under Prof Ramnath Misra and Prof Amita Aggarwal who have trained some of the best rheumatologists in the country and abroad.

During my years at CMC Vellore and SGPGIMS Lucknow, I have gained vast experience in the management of rheumatic diseases. I have been trained in musculoskeletal ultrasound as well as MRI.

I Had also got the prestigious APLAR fellowship .During this fellowship I have been trained in pediatric rheumatology specifically pediatric musculoskeletal ultrasound under Dr Madeleine Rooney who is one of the most noted pediatric rheumatologists in UK.

Rheumatology is a relatively newer subspecialty of medicine. The burden of rheumatic diseases is huge and often they lead to disability or mortality at a relatively young age. Awareness about management of rheumatic diseases is lacking amongst patients as well as general physicians. My goal is to develop this specialty in west Bengal and jharkhand and improve the management of patients with rheumatic diseases

  • Languages :Bengali, Hindi, Tamil, english

Experience

Senior Resident , Department of Rheumatology &Clinical Immunology CMC Vellore, Vellore July, 2011 -  June, 2012

Senior Resident, Department of Rheumatology and clinical Immunology Medanta Medicity Hospital, Gurgaon August, 2012 -  December, 2012

Consultant, Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology Mission Hospital, Durgapur September, 2016 -  Present

Observer, Department of Pediatric Rheumatology Musgrave Park hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK June, 2017 -  December, 2017

Specialities

  • Rheumatology

  • Pediatric Rheumatology

Procedures

  • Arthrocentesis

  • Biological Therapies

  • Bursa Injections

  • Injection of Tendon

  • Joint Injection

Conditions

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis

  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Gout

  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis

Expertise

  • Management of adult and pediatric Rheumatic diseases like Rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, Psoriatic arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, scleroderma, myositis, Juvenile idiopathic arthrits.
  • Intra-articular and soft tissue injections
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound

Education

MBBS, 2004, Calcutta National Medical College, kolkata, india

DNB Medicine, 2011, CMC Vellore, Vellore, India

DM Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, 2016, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences , Lucknow, India

APLAR Fellowship, 2017, Musgrave Park Hospital, Belfast , UK, Belfast, UK

Practice Information

The Mission Hospital, Durgapur

The Mission Hospital, Durgapur

Immon Kalyan Sarani, Sector 2C, Bidhannagar, Durgapur, West Bengal - 713212

Private Practice Information

Bandopadhyay Health Care Pvt. Ltd

Bandopadhyay Health Care Pvt. Ltd

Panchbag, Zunbedia Bay pass, Bankura, West Bengal - 722101

  • (+91) 9531754601, (0324) 2256666, (+91) 9433083
Blue Print Medical Hall

Blue Print Medical Hall

Ramkrishna Road ,Near Fouzdari Kali Temple, Khosbagan, Bardhaman, West Bengal - 713103

  • (+91) 8001834440, (+91) 9153246727
Kusum medical hall

Kusum medical hall

Chandidas Avenue Durgapur B zone , Near Chandidas market, Durgapur, West Bengal

  • (+91) 9933763052, (0343) 2561676

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • Vertebral fractures in lupus
  • Innate Immune cells in Reactive arthritis
  • Best poster award for basic sciences at 17th Congress of the Asia Pacific League of Associations for Rheumatology in conjunction with IRA Annual Congress, 6-9 September 2015, Chennai, India   
  • ICMR travel grant for poster presentation at 2015 Annual conference of american college of Rheumatology, San Francisco Nov 2015  
  • Recepient of fellowship grant from Asia-pacific league of associations for Rheumatology (APLAR) 2016 for training abroad
  • A retrospective audit of damage in patients with ANCA associated vasculitis(AAV). National Conference of the Indian Rheumatology Association (IRACON), 2014, Chandigarh, India
  • Frequency of innate immune cells in reactive arthritis and undifferentiated spondyloarthritis . 17th Congress of the Asia Pacific League of Associations for Rheumatology in conjunction with IRA Annual Congress, 6-9 September 2015, Chennai, India
  • Asymptomatic vertebral fractures in SLE: prevalence and possible risk factors 17th Congress of the Asia Pacific League of Associations for Rheumatology in conjunction with IRA Annual Congress, 6-9 September 2015, Chennai, India
  • A Subset of Natural Killer Cells Are Expanded in Synovial Fluid of Patients with Reactive Arthritis and Undifferentiated Spondyloarthritis presented at  2015 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting held at San Francisco, USA fareast-language:EN-US'
  • Indian Rheumatology Association
  • Indian Society for primary Immunodeficiency diseases