Dr. Amitabha Chanda

Dr. Amitabha Chanda
Neurosurgeon, Kolkata

MBBS, MS, M. Ch.

  • Dr. Amitabha Chanda is a consultant at Fortis hospitals, Kolkata
  • Renowned Neurosurgeon with over 15 years of experience both, in India and abroad

Specialities

  • Neurosurgery

  • Spine Surgery

  • Endoscopy

Procedures

  • Brain Aneurysm Repair

  • Brain Tumor Surgery

  • Skull Base Surgery

  • Spinal Tumor Surgery

Expertise

  • Endoscopic/Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery (Read More)
  • Skull Base Tumors (Read More)
  • Brain Tumors including Pituitary Tumors (Read More)
  • Head Injuries (Read More)
  • Brain Aneurysms and Arteriovenous Malformations (Read More)
  • Skull Growth Defects, Deformities
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Craniostenosis (Read More)
  • Stroke
  • Cranial Nerve Lesions including Trigeminal Neuralgias and Hemifacial Spasm (Read More)
  • Spinal Injuries (Read More)
  • Spinal Tumors (Read More)
  • Cervical Spondylosis, Backache and sciatica including slipped discs (Read More)
  • Meningocele, Tethered Cord Syndrome and other inborn defects of Spine (Read More)
  • Nerve Injuries including Brachial Plexus Injuries (Read More)
  • Entrapment Syndromes like Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Education

  • MBBS and Master of Surgery (M.S.) in general surgery from Medical College, Calcutta
  • M.S. examination in University of Calcutta
  • MCh in neurosurgery from PGIMER, Chandigarh with outstanding result
  • Senior Resident in PGIMER, Chandigarh
  • International Fellow in Cerebrovascular and Skull Base Surgery in The George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
  • International Fellow in Cerebrovascular and Skull Base Surgery in Louisiana State University Health Sciences center, Shreveport, LA, USA
  • Clinical Fellow in Skull Base and Microneurosurgery in Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Trainee of Endoscopic Neurosurgery in University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany
  • Completed Masters Course in AO Spine

Practice Information

Fortis Hospitals, Kolkata

Fortis Hospitals, Kolkata

#730, EM Bypass Road, Anandapur, Kolkata, West Bengal - 700107

MON - SAT

02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Apollo Clinic, Prince Anwar Shah Road

Apollo Clinic, Prince Anwar Shah Road

P 72, Prince Anwar Shah Road, Opp South City Mall, CIT Scheme -114 B, Prince Anwar Shah Road, Kolkata, West Bengal - 700045

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • He bagged several gold medals and prizes in his career
  • PublicationChanda A, Nanda A. “Retrosigmoid intradural suprameatal approach: advantages and disadvantages from an anatomical perspective” Neurosurgery Vol 59(1 Suppl): ONS1-6, 2006
  • Guha S, Milner SM, Chanda A. “The anatomical basis of the modified volar advancement flap for fingertip reconstruction”. Published in Surgical knowledge and skills website of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 2004.
  • Chanda A, Nanda A. Partial labyrinthectomy petrous apicectomy approach to the petroclival region: an anatomic and technical study. Neurosurgery Vol 51(1): 147-160, 2002.
  • Chanda A, Nanda A. Anatomical study of orbitozygomatic transsellar-transcavernous-transclinoidal approach to the basilar artery bifurcation. J Neurosurg Vol 97(1): 151-160, 2002.
  • Chanda A, Nanda A. Multiple cavernomas of brain presenting with simultaneous hemorrhage in two lesions: a case report. Surg Neurol. 57(5): 340-345, 2002.
  • Chanda A, Smith DR, Nanda A. Autotransfusion by cell saver technique in surgery of lumbar and thoracic spinal fusion with instrumentation”. J Neurosurg. Vol 96(3 Suppl): 298-302, 2002. 
  • Sekhar LN, Chanda A, Morita A. The preservation and reconstruction of cerebral veins and sinuses. J Clin Neurosci Jul; 9(4): 391, 2002.
  • Nanda A, Vincent D, Vannemreddy PSSV, Baskaya MK, Chanda A. Far lateral approach to intradural foramen magnum lesions without resection of the occipital condyle. Journal of Neurosurgery Vol 96(2) Feb: 302-309, 2002.
  • Sekhar LN, Haran RP, Chanda A, Wright DC. Chordomas and chondrosarcomas of the skull base: results and complications of surgical management. Neurosurgical Focus 10(3), Article 2, 2001.
  • International BookChanda A, Guha A. “Cauda equina, paraspinal and peripheral nerve tumors” in Dickman CA, Fehlings MG, Gokaslan ZL (Eds) SPINAL CORD AND SPINAL COLUMN TUMORS: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE. New York, Thieme, 2006, pp 349-368.
  • Sekhar LN, Chanda A, Morita A. “Cerebral veins and dural sinuses: Preservation and reconstruction” in Sekhar LN & Fessler RG (Eds) ATLAS OF NEUROSURGICAL TECHNIQUES (BRAIN). New York, Thieme, 2006, pp 379-395.Sekhar LN, Sarma S, Chanda A. “Acoustic neuroma: Retrosigmoid and transpetrosal approaches” in Sekhar LN & Fessler RG (Eds) ATLAS OF NEUROSURGICAL TECHNIQUES (BRAIN). New York, Thieme, 2006, pp 734-751. 
  • Sekhar LN, Chanda A, Kalavakonda C, Wright DC. “Chordomas and Chondrosarcomas” in Winn HR (Ed) YOUMANS NEUROLOGICAL SURGERY (5TH EDITION). Philadelphia, WB Saunders, 2004, pp 1283-1295 Chanda A, Nanda A. “Epidural and Subdural Hematoma” in Evans RW (Ed) SAUNDERS MANUAL OF NEUROLOGIC PRACTICE. Philadelphia, WB Saunders (An imprint of Elsevier Science), 2003, pp 500-506.
  • Chanda A, Avci E, Fossett DT. “Middle Fossa Approach” in Fossett DT, Caputy AJ (Eds) Operative Neurosurgical Anatomy, New York, Thieme, 2002, pp 61-66.
  • Acevedo C, Chanda A, Grant M, Fossett DT. “Cavernous Sinus Anatomy” in Fossett DT, Caputy AJ (Eds) Operative Neurosurgical Anatomy, New York, Thieme, 2002, pp 37-45.
  • Avci E, Chanda A, Fossett DT. “Preauricular Subtemporal Infratemporal Approach” in Fossett DT, Caputy AJ (Eds) Operative Neurosurgical Anatomy, New York, Thieme, 2002, pp 52-60.
  • Avci E, Chanda A, Fossett DT. “Approaches to the Posterior Third Ventricle and Pineal Region” in Fossett DT, Caputy AJ (Eds) Operative Neurosurgical Anatomy, New York, Thieme, 2002, pp 100-106
  • Sekhar LN, Chanda A. “Vascular Problems In Skull Base Surgery” in Fahlbusch R, Buchfelder M (Eds.). The Centre of the Skull Base. Reinbek, Einhorn-Presse Verlag GmbH, 2000; pp 179-188
  • Sekhar LN, Chanda A. “Intracranial Aneurysms: Recent Advances in Management” in Goldstein AL (Ed) in Frontiers in Biomedicine. Springer Verlag 2000; pp 325- 349
  • Chanda A, Guha A. “Posterior fossa meningiomas” in Ramamurthy Tandon’s Textbook of Neurosurgery (In Press)