About Col. Dr. Saumitra Sircar

About Dr Sircar

Dr Saumitra Sircar started his orthopaedic career after completing his post graduate training at the prestigious AIIMS New Delhi. He was by that time already a post graduate in general surgery from well known Armed Forces Medical College Pune and had been practicing general surgery for six years. He has since then performed numerous operations of complex trauma and fractures, Joint replacement and arthroscopy with excellent results.

Before starting his orthopaedic practice in Kolkata Dr Sircar was head of department of orthopaedics of Command hospital Kolkata, the largest armed forces orthopaedic centre in Eastern region, for five years. He had successfully introduced shoulder arthroscopic Surgery, revision hip and knee replacement surgeries here.

Dr Sircar follows evidence based practice in orthopaedics which is known to be the most scientific way of practicing medicine. Over the years he has perfected certain techniques in total knee replacement surgery and arthroscopic ACL reconstructions based on his own experience.

Dr Sircar has been postgraduate teacher in West Bengal medical university for more than five years. He is an able administrator and after completing his MBA in hospital administration he has made efforts to study as to how to make healthcare affordable, transparent and efficient. He has special interest in Geriatric orthopaedics including problems of the elderly and sports medicine.


  • MBA(Hospital administration)2013 Sikkim Manipal University

  • DNB Orthopaedics 2004 All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi

  • MS General Surgery 1994 Armed Forces Medical College Pune


  • Indian society of hip and knee surgeons Kolkata 2013

  • Trauma CME and live shoulder arthroscopy workshop New Delhi2010

  • Current concepts in lower limb arthroscopy New Delhi 2007

  • Bangalore shoulder arthroscopy course Bangalore 2006


  • A specialist in joint replacement surgeries vis a vis Total knee replacement and Total hip replacement, complex primary and revision hip and Knee replacement and shoulderhemiarthroplasty

  • Skilled in Arthroscopic shoulder Bank art repair, Arthroscopic Rotator cuff repair, Arthroscopic ACL and PCL knee reconstructions, and meniscus surgical reconstructions

  • Complex fractures, nonunions requiring Ilizarov fixators , malunions requiring intra articular osteotomy, pelvic and complex acetabulum fractures

  • Hold the credentials of handling cases of frostbite and war Injuries in high altitude area Leh. Handled mass casualties in bomb blast Cases during his tenure in armed forces.

  • Completed 28 years of service in army medical corps , Head of department of orthopaedics in Command hospital Alipore Kolkata for more than five years. Post graduate teacher in West Bengal medical University for more than five years.

  • Active member in institutions concerned with geriatric care and sports medicine in Kolkata

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