1962 – 1964 1964 Dept. of Plastic Surgery at the S.S.K.M Hospital, both Junior and Senior Resident Medical Officer under Prof. M. M. Mukherjee
1964 – 1966 Postgraduate Trainee for M.S. in General Surgery under Prof. A. K. Basu.
1966 Submitted M.S. Thesis at the University of Calcutta. “Studies on cases of Hypospadias with special reference to the evaluation of techniques of surgical repair and the importance of Chromosomal Analysis as a guide to the repair”
1966 – 1967 Appointed as Senior House Officer at the Paddington General Hospital, U.K. for a short period.
1967 Obtained the M.S. degree from the University of Calcutta, India.
1969 – 1971 Left for U.K. as attendant to my husband who was operated by Mr. J. R. Hudson at Moorfield Eye Hospital.
1972 – 1975 Appointed as I.C.M.R Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in the Dept. of Plastic Surgery at the Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (I.P.G.M.E & R) at Calcutta under guidance of Dr. A. C. Ganguli first and later continued under Prof. Anjali Mukherjee as a guide. The research project was on “Studies on the Velopharyngeal Complex in Cleft Palate and normal”.
1975 In U. K. She was awarded the “British Council Travelling Fellowship” and visited several plastic surgery centers in the U.K. Of particular interest were the plastic surgery unit at the spinal injuries center at Stoke Mandeville and the Craniofacial unit at the Plastic Surgery Dept. at the Children’s Hospital in Great Ormond Street in U.K.
Took training under Prof. Obweggesar, Chief of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at the Kantonsspital University Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.
Took training under Tord Skoog, Professor of Plastic Surgery, University of Uppsala, Sweden.
1976 Re-appointed as ICMR Post Doctoral Fellow at the Dept. of Plastic Surgery, I.P.G.M.E. & R under Dr. Anjali Mukherjee to complete the project.
1978 Training in Microsurgery and Aesthetic Surgery at the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Hospital under Dr. Sechi Ohmori and Dr. Kiyonari Harii and also chaired one session during the 7th International Congress of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery held in Tokyo. She presented a unique and much-acclaimed paper on 1978 November.
1978 Nov. Joined West Bengal Health Services. Appointed as a Medical Officer in the Plastic Surgery unit at the J. N. M. Hospital at Kalyani. Here she was able to establish the first microsurgery unit in 1980.
1980 Was appointed Head of the 60 bedded ‘Plastic Surgery Unit’ at J.N.M. Hospital.
1982 She attended the 9th International Congress of Plastic Surgery that was held in New Delhi. She was honoured as Chairperson of the Session on Hand Surgery.
1983 She visited the USA for advanced training in Cleft Lip Palate Surgery under Dr. D. Ralph Millard, Chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery, Jackson Memorial Hospital, in Miami Florida, USA. Also trained in Cosmetic Rhinoplasty under Dr. Thomas D. Rees, Prof. of Plastic Surgery at the Manhattan Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital. Also spent some time under Dr. Jack Sheen, an authority on Aesthetic Rhinoplasty, Professor of Plastic Surgery at the U.C.L.A School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA. Trained with Dr. Ernest Manders at HERSHEY, PENSYLVANIA, USA.
1984 Took training in Hand Surgery under Dr. B. B. Joshi, reputed Hand Surgeon at the Gandhi Memorial Hospital in Bombay.
1985 Appointed at the Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research in Calcutta as the resident medical officer and a trainee for M. Ch. course.
1987 Left for Europe, France
Took advanced training in hand surgery under Dr. Gilbert, Director of the Hand Institute in Paris.
Worked with Dr. Brugere, Director of Head and Neck Oncology and Dr. Joseph Rodreiguez at the Curie Institute in Paris.
Took training in the techniques of Liposuction from Dr. Vyes – Gerard Illouz, Chief Consultant at the Clinique Spontini in Paris.
1987 Returned to India and obtained M. Ch. in Plastic Surgery from the University of Calcutta.
1988 Continued as Registrar in the Dept. of Plastic Surgery Unit at I.P.G.M.E & R, Calcutta, India.
1989 Left for U.S.A- For training in Craniofacial surgery under Dr. Ian T. Jackson, Director of the Institute of Craniofacial surgery at Providence Hospital in Southfield, Michigan at the USA. On return, established the Craniofacial surgery in the Dept. of Ear, Nose & Throat of the SSKM Hospital. She also took charge of the Cleft Lip Palate Clinic and organized the orthodontic treatment and training for these congenitally deformed patients.
1992 She was invited to and honoured as Chairperson of the Cleft Lip Palate Session during the 10th International Congress of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery held in Madrid, Spain. Following this, She spent 2 months in U.K. and Edinburgh and London at different Plastic Surgery Centers.
1992 – 1993 On return to India She was appointed Head of Plastic Surgery Unit at the Medical College & Hospital, Calcutta. Here She was able to start a full-fledged Craniofacial Center including the Head and Neck Surgery. By 1996 also established the Microsurgery at the Plastic Surgery Unit of the Dept. of Surgery at Medical College.
1994 Organised the “Hand Surgery Workshop” at Medical College, chief faculty being Dr. Edshage of Gotenburg in Sweden.
1996 Organised the “Breast Cancer Workshop” at the Medical College with the sponsorship of the Association of Surgeons of West Bengal. Chief International faculty being Dr. Krishna Clough, Chief of the Breast Center at the Curie Institute, at Paris.
1997 She retired from West Bengal Health Services. She joined the Advanced Medicare and Research Institute in Calcutta as senior Plastic Surgery Consultant.