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Dr.BodhisatwaChoudhuri - Rheumatologist, Kolkata

Dr.BodhisatwaChoudhuri

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MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, MRCEM(UK), MEM, Diploma in Rheumatology, PGCC -...

Rheumatologist, Kolkata

12 Years Experience  ·  500 - 600 at clinic
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Dr.BodhisatwaChoudhuri 89% (26 ratings) MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, MRCEM(UK), MEM, Diploma in ... Rheumatologist, Kolkata
12 Years Experience  ·  500 - 600 at clinic
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I believe in health care that is based on a personal commitment to meet patient needs with compassion and care....more
I believe in health care that is based on a personal commitment to meet patient needs with compassion and care.
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Dr Bodhisatwa Choudhuri is a leading practitioner of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology & Immunology and Emergency Medicine in the city of Kolkata, with more than ten years of experience in medical field. After completion of his MBBS from RG Kar Medical College in Kolkata, he pursued post-graduation in Internal Medicine. He followed it up with super-specialty training in Rheumatology & Immunology from University of South Wales, Cardiff, UK and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA. He also completed the prestigious membership of Royal College of Emergency Medicine, UK and received training in Emergency Medicine from George Washington University, Washington DC, USA. He is also a trained Echocardiologist, certified by Indian Academy of Echocardiography. He is an American Heart Association Certified Instructor of ACLS, BLS and PALS courses and has completed Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) course from AIIMS, New Delhi & FCCS course from Society of Critical Care Medicine, USA. Presently Dr Choudhuri is working as Consultant Physician & Rheumatologist and Head of the Department of Dept. of Emergency Department in AMRI Hospital, Saltlake, Kolkata and attached to various hospitals and clinics in Kolkata as Visiting Physician & Rheumatologist. He keeps himself updated in modern advances in medicine by regularly partaking in various national & international conferences & seminars as delegate & faculty. He is member of prestigious organisations like – Indian Rheumatology Association (IRA), British Rheumatological Society (BRS), Royal College of Emergency Medicine, UK (RCEM), American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), Society of Emergency Medicine, India (SEMI), Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM), Indian Academy of Echocardiography (IAE). Dr Choudhuri believes in evidence-based medicine and his approach towards his patients reflects that. His special interests are in management of Rheumatological disorders like Rheumatoid Arthritis, SLE, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Gout & Pseudogout, Rheumatic Fever, Chronic Pain Management, Spondylosis, Fibromyalgia, Dermatomyositis & Polymyositis etc. He specializes in procedure such as Biologics therapy, Intra-Articular Injections, Viscosupplementation (Synovial Fluid therapy), Local Steroid Injections and other necessary rheumatological procedures. He clearly explains the disease processes to his patients including its treatment & adverse effects using diagrams. His dedication to his patients can be underlined by 24x7 availability over telephone, sms or whatsapp in case of any emergency.

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Rheumatologist

Education

MBBS - R. G. Kar Medical College & Hospital, Kolkata - 2008
MD - Internal Medicine - TA University - 2016
MRCEM(UK) - Royal College of Emergency Medicine - 2016
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MEM - George Washington University, USA - 2016
Diploma in Rheumatology - University of South Wales, UK - 2016
PGCC - Rheumatology - Johns Hopkins University, USA - 2016
MACEP - American College of Emergency Physicians - 2016
FCCS - Society of Critical Care Medicine, USA - 2016

Past Experience

Emergency Physician at Columbia Asia Hospital, Kolkata
Emergency & Critical Care Physician at Peerless Hospital & B K Roy Research Center, Kolkata
HOD, Emergency Department at AMRI Hospital, Saltlake, Kolkata
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HOD, Emergency & Critical Care Dept at ILS Hospital, Howrah

Languages spoken

English
Hindi
W-Bengali

Awards and Recognitions

Best Resident

Professional Memberships

Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Society of Emergency Medicine
Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine
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Indian Society of Rheumatology
Membership of Royal College of Emergency Medicine
American Heart Association
American College of Emergency Physicians
Indian Academy of Echocardiography

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Health Etc Baguiati

F/F 12, Hatiara Road, Jyangra, BaguiatiKolkata
  4.5  (26ratings)
500 at clinic
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Suraksha Saltlake Sector 3

JC 21, Sector 3, Salt Lake CityKolkata
  4.5  (26ratings)
500 at clinic
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Suraksha Chinar Park

Swastik Apartment, 1st Floor, Kazi Najrul Islam Avenue , VIP RoadKolkata
  4.5  (26ratings)
500 at clinic
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AMRI Hospital Saltlake

KB24, Sector 3, Saltlake CityKolkata
  4.5  (26ratings)
600 at clinic
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I switched from folitrax 7.5 mg to 5 mg. After this ra symptoms have suddenly come back. If I switch back to 7.5 mg again, will the symptoms subside? Please advice.

I switched from folitrax 7.5 mg to 5 mg. After this ra symptoms have suddenly come back. If I switch back to 7.5 mg a...
Hello, Folitrax 5 mg is probably too little dose for you. You may now need higher dosage than 7.5 mg weekly initially to counter your symptoms, later on it can be titrated to 7.5 mg weekly again.

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I am ra patient from one year. Treatment is of folitrax 15 .my wbc go down. Can I go for biological treatment?

I am ra patient from one year. Treatment is of folitrax 15 .my wbc go down. Can I go for biological treatment?
Hello, Lowering of wbc can be due to side-effects of folitrax. Please consult your rheumatologist immediately, as you may need change of medication. For biologics, few things must be checked/excluded first - presence of tuberculosis, hiv or any ac...
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I am suffering from rheumatoid arthritis since past 3 years. Presently have to take painkillers and corticosteroid on a daily basis. Besides I am also on hydroxychloroquine and sulfasalazine. Methotrexate was prescribed but I am not tolerating it due to severe side effects. Please advise.

I am suffering from rheumatoid arthritis since past 3 years. Presently have to take painkillers and corticosteroid on...
Hello. There are other options like leflunomide, in case you are intolerant to methotrexate. Considering you are already on steroids and 2 dmards (sulfasalazine & hcqs), I would suggest you take any biologics therapy for better control of your dis...
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