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Dr. Santanu Kar

Welcome to the official website of Dr. Santanu Kar, a distinguished Orthopedician renowned for his expertise in the field of musculoskeletal health. Dr. Santanu Kar’s unwavering commitment to patient care and extensive knowledge in orthopedics make him a trusted professional for individuals seeking exceptional medical services.

With an impressive educational background, Dr. Santanu Kar holds multiple qualifications, including an MBBS degree, M.S. (Orthopaedics), and DNB (Orthopaedics). His relentless pursuit of excellence in academia has equipped him with comprehensive knowledge and a profound understanding of orthopedic medicine.Dr. Santanu Kar boasts a decade of valuable experience, which has allowed him to refine his skills and stay at the forefront of advancements in the field. His extensive expertise covers a wide range of Orthopedic Specialties, Including Complex Trauma Management, Joint Replacement Procedures, Arthroscopy and Sports Injury Treatment. Patients seeking tailored solutions for their complex musculoskeletal conditions can trust Dr. Kar’s exceptional proficiency and personalized approach to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Situated in the heart of Coochbehar, West Bengal, Dr. Santanu Kar practices at Subham Hospital—a state-of-the-art medical facility dedicated to providing comprehensive orthopedic care. The hospital’s convenient location and cutting-edge infrastructure ensure that patients receive world-class treatment in a comfortable and compassionate environment.

At Dr. Santanu Kar’s practice, patient well-being is of paramount importance. Each individual receives meticulous attention, with treatment plans customized to their unique needs. By employing the latest diagnostic techniques and employing evidence-based methodologies, Dr. Kar ensures accurate diagnoses and effective interventions.

This website serves as a gateway to discover more about Dr. Santanu Kar’s distinguished career, areas of specialization, and the comprehensive services he offers. Patients can also find pertinent contact information and easily connect with the doctor’s office for inquiries or appointment scheduling.

Dr. Santanu Kar and his dedicated team of healthcare professionals are committed to delivering outstanding care, enhancing mobility, and improving the quality of life for patients experiencing musculoskeletal ailments. Entrust your orthopedic health to Dr. Santanu Kar and experience the pinnacle of expertise and compassionate care.

Research and Publications

  1. BOOK CHAPTER:  PERIPHERAL NERVE EXAMINATION – RADIAL NERVE PALSY JULY 2021, Clinical Examination of the Hand:An Evidence Based Approach, Publisher: CRC Press.
  • Analysis of modified double bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with implantless fixation on tibial side CITATION Skand Sinha, Ananta K Nayak, Appan Kumar, Tista Jacob, Santanu Kar, Analysis of modified double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with implantless fixation on tibial side, Chinese Journal of Traumatology, Volume 23, Issue 6, 2020, pages 341-345, ISSN 1008- 1275, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cjtee.2020.04.007
  • Decreased motion with normal strength after Latarjet procedure has minimal impact on return to activity. CITATION Sinha S, Kar S, Naik AK, Kumar J, Goyal R, Jain VK,  Arya  RK,  Decreased  motion  with normal  strength  after  Laterjet  procedure has  minimal  impact  on  return  to  activity.  Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2021 Jan 18. doi:10.1007/s00167-020-06414-6 Epub ahead of print. PMID:33459831 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1008127520301140
  • Interleukin-9 Facilitates Osteoclastogenesis in Rheumatoid Arthritis CITATION:Kar S, Gupta R, Malhotra R, Sharma V, Farooque K, Kumar V, Chakraborty S, Mitra DK. Interleukin-9 Facilitates Osteoclastogenesis in Rheumatoid Arthritis. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2021; 22(19):10397. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms221910397. https://www.mdpi.com/1422-0067/22/19/10397
  • Traumatic lumbar spondylolisthesis: current concepts and a literature review. Citation:Farooque  K,  Kar  S.  Traumatic Number Spondylolisthesis:  current concepts and alitreture review. Indian Spine J (Serial online) 2021 (cited 2021 Jul 10); 4:52-64. Available from https://www.isjonline.com/text.asp?2021/4/1/52/308209
  • Is there evidence to recommend transcatheter arterial embolisation in adhesive capsulitis:
    A review of literature Citation:Vijay kumar Digge, Vijay kumar, Santanu Kar, M.L.V. Sai Krishna, Buddhadev Chaudhury, Vijay kumar Jain, Jagannath Desai Journal of Orthopaedics,Volume 30,2022,Pages 77 -82,ISSN 0972-978X https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jor.2022.02.008
  • Outcomes of Anterior Decompression and Anterior Instrumentation in Thoracolumbar  
    Burst Fractures—A Prospective Observational Study With Mid-Term Follow-up CITATION:Mittal, Samarth MSa; Rana, Arvind MSa; Ahuja, Kaustubh MSa; Ifthekar, Syed DNBa; Yadav, Gagandeep MSa; Sudhakar, Pudipeddi Venkata MSa; Sinha, Shivendra K. DNBa; Kar, Santanu MSb; Sarkar, Bhaskar MSc; Kandwal, Pankaj MSa; Farooque, Kamran MS, MRCSd Outcomes of Anterior Decompression and Anterior Instrumentation in Thoracolumbar Burst Fractures—A Prospective Observational Study With Mid-Term Follow-up, Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma: April 2022 – Volume 36 – Issue 4 – p 136-141 doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000002261
  • Morcellized local grafts as cost effective option for interbody fusion in thoracolumbar fracture dislocation: Seven years follow up of 53 patients  Kamran Farooque, Vijay Sharma, Santanu Kar, Journal of Orthopaedics,Volume 31,2022,Pages 33-39, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jor.2022.03.003


  • Full Thickness Tear of Quadriceps Tendon Associated with Closed Intra-Articular Distal Femur Fracture CITATION Kar S, Bansal H, Sharma V, Frooque K: Full Thickness  Tear of Quadriceps  Tendon Associated with closed Intra- Articlate Distal Femur Fracture: A case report. Case Rep Orthop Res 2021; 4:131-179. doi: 10.1159/000516132
  • Retrospective Diagnosis of Ankylosing Spondylitis after Spinal Fractures: A Review of 3 Cases and Clinical Implication. CITATION Frooque K, Kar S, Siamwala B.S, Sharma V, Retrospective Diagnosis of Ankylosing Spondylitis after Spinal Fractures: A Review of 3 cases and clinical implication Case Rep Orthop Res 2021; 4:173-179. doi: 10.1159/000516132

E Poster in Global Spine Congress 2021 (Paris)

  • Morcellised loca grafts are cost effective alternative to achieve interbody fusion in thoracolumbar fracture dislocation:A prospective analysis of 53 patients with 7 years follow up
  • Anterior reconstruction in brust fractures:Experience from a level one trauma centre with 8 years follow up

E Poster in SICOT 2021(Budapest)

  • Speedbridge technique of achulles tendon reconstruction following haglund’s deformity excision under WALANT results in excellent clinical outcome:A prospective cohort study

E Poster in ACR 2021(American college of Rheumatology)

  • Final Abstract Number:0030, Title: Interleukin-9 Enhances the Osteoclastogenesis in Rheumatoid Arthritis


  • Junior class assistant in community medicine in 7th-semester MBBS
  • Winner of MAXORTHOONCOCON QUIZ in 2018 in SAFDARJUNG HOSPITAL, New Delhi,India
  • Gold medal in M.S final examination in 2019 in Guru Govind Singh University,New Delhi,India

Conferences Attended

  • IOACON 2018 in Coimbatore,India
  • Delhi Orthopedic Association TRAUMA UPDATE 2016 in RML HOSPITAL,New Delhi,India
  • Lower Limb Symposia ON knee preservation technique in 2018 in Ganga ram hospital,New Delhi,India
  • Delhi Medical Council hands-on cadaveric workshop in 2018 in Safdarjung hospital,NewDelhi,India
  • Global spine congress 2021-Paris (Virtual)

  • SICOT 41st Global Congress 2021-Budapest (Virtual)