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Dr Saumitra Ray
Dr Saumitra Ray
Qualifcation MD(Cal), FRCP, (Edin), FCSI, FESC, FACC
Specialities Cardiac Sciences
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Cardiac Sciences

Dr Saumitra Ray
Consultant

Dr Saumitra Ray is one of the most respected cardiologists in India, widely recognized for his academic and clinical accomplishment by the fraternity, both in India and abroad. He never stood second in any examination in his career, in school, college and university. He secured top position in the Joint Entrance Examination in 1982 to get into medical schooling. After MBBS and MD from Calcutta Medical College, he went to UK for further training. After completing MRCP, he went into cardiology training at the Royal London Hospital Trust. He mastered the noninvasive and invasive cardiac procedures along with gaining a vast experience in clinical and preventive cardiology. After return to India, he started his cardiology clinic and got attached to AMRI group of Hospitals. He also took academic attachment to Vivekananda Institute of Medical Sciences under the West Bengal Health University and became Professor. Apart from his clinical work, he is now a most preferred name in India in the academic field, being invited for most national and international conferences as a guest speaker and debater. He is also the founder president of Calcutta Cardiology Foundation, a non-profit making trust, to promote health education among public and doctors. He also represented the Cardiological Society of India in international platforms and was the Vice President of the Society. He became FRCP at an young age unprecedented in Kolkata.

 

 

 

Research Experience

Work Experience:

  • Senior Research Registrar in Cardiology at Northwick Park Hospital, UK and London Chest Hospital, UK, 1992-1997.
  • Conducted MRCP (London), examination in 1997.
  • Attached as Senior Cardiology Consultant at B M Birla Heart Research Institute, Woodland Hospital, Peerless Hospital, Ruby General Hospital and Belle Vue clinic in Kolkata between 1998 and 2017.
  • Attached to AMRI Dhakuria Cardiology Department from 1998 and became the Director of Invasive Cardiology in 2018.
  • Attached to Vivekananda Institute of Medical Sciences as academic faculty (1998-2021) and became professor in 2009.
  • Became guide of thesis of MD Medicine students at VIMS.
  • Published more than 100 papers, book chapters and abstracts in peer reviewed national and international journals and cardiology text books.

Professional Accreditations:

  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine
  • Fellow of the Cardiological Society of India
  • Fellow of the Indian College of Physicians
  • Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology
  • Fellow of the American College of Cardiology
  • Fellow of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions

 

Awards & Achievements

  • Stood first in MD entrance and MD final examinations at University of Calcutta.
  • Chosen as the Conducting Registrar of MRCP examination in London.
  • Received Times of India award for distinguished clinician in 2021.
  • Professional Accreditations:
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine
  • Fellow of the Cardiological Society of India
  • Fellow of the Indian College of Physicians
  • Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology
  • Fellow of the American College of Cardiology
  • Fellow of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions

 

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