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THE HEADS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF OPHTHALMOLOGY MEDICAL COLLEGE, CALCUTTA

NAME TENURE
DR. J. R. MARTIN, FRS, FRCS 1840-1860
DR. C. ARCHER, MD, MRCS 1860-1867
MAJOR. N. C. MACNAMARA, FRCS 1867-1874
MAJOR H. CAYLEY, FRCS 1874-1886
MAJOR R. C. SANDERS, MD, FRCS 1886-1901
LT.COL.J. LEWTAS, MD 1901-1905
COL. F.P. MAYNARD, FRCS 1905-1919
LT.COL. W.V. KOPPINGER, FRCS 1919-1929
LT.COL E W. O'G. KIRWAN, FRCS 1929-1944
MAJOR E. J. SOMERSET, MS 1944-1947
DR. T. AHMED, K!H, FRCS 1947-1948
DR. B. K. DASGUPTA, FRCS 1948-1952
CAPT. K. L. SEN, MB, DOMS. FRCS, FSMF, FAMS 1952-1963
DR. B.M. CHATTERJEE, MB, DOMS, DO.FRCS,FACS 1963-1964
DR. M. SENGUPTA, MB, DOMS, FAMS 1964-1971
DR. I. S. ROY, MBBS, DOMS DO, FRCS 1971-1979

 

THE HEADS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF OPHTHALMOLOGY AND DIRECTORS OF RIO, KOLKATA

SIR. JAMES RONALD MARTIN
F.R.S, F.R.C.S.
1817-1839
SURGEON MAJOR N.C. MACNAMARA
F.R.C.S. (ENG.) I.M.S.
1870-1874
SURGEON MAJOR H.CAYLEY
F.R.C.S. (ENG.) I.M.S.
1874-1886
SURGEON MAJOR R.C. SANDERS
M.D. (DURH) F.R.C.S. (ED) I.M.S.
1886-1901
LIEUT. COLONEL JOHN LEWTAS
M.D. (LOND) I.M.S.
1901-1905
COL. F.P. MAYNARD
F.R.C.S. (ENG)
1902-1919
LT. COL. W.V. KOPPINGER
F.R.C.S.I., I.M.S.
1919-1929
LT. COL. E.W.O'G. KIRWAN
C.I.E., M.SC. F.R.C.S.I., I.M.S.
Professor OF Ophthalmology Surgery
MEDICAL COLLEGE CALCUTTA
1929-1944
MAJOR E.J. SOMERSET
M.S. (LONDON), I.M.S.
1944-1947
MR. T AHMED
K.I.H., F.R.C.S.E.
1947-1948
(OFF. PROF. 1928-1947)
MR. B. K. DASGUPTA
F.R.C.S.E. (EDIN)
1948-1952
(OFF. PROF 1947-1952)
CAPT. K. L. SEN
M.B., D.O.M.S., F.R.C.S., F.S.M.F., F.A.M.S.,
Professor of Ophthalmology
MEDICAL COLLEGE, CALCUTTA
1952-1958
DR. B. M. CHATTERJEE
M.B. (CAL), D.O.M.S. (CAL), D.O. (LONDON),
F.R.C.S.(EDIN), F.R.C.S. (ENG), F.A.C.S. (U.S.A.)
Professor of Ophthalmology
MEDICAL COLLEGE, CALCUTTA
1963-1964
DR. M. SENGUPTA
M.B., D.O.M.S. (LOND), F.A.M.S.
PROFESSOR 1960-63,64-71
HONY. CONSULTANT 1971-1973
DEPT. OF OPHTHALMOLOGY 1941-1973
DR. I.S. ROY
M.B.B.S., D.O.M.S., D.O., F.R.C.S.,
Professor & Head of the Dept. OF Ophthalmology 1971 &
Director, R.I.O 1979-1987 June Hon.
Ophthalmic Adviser (Govt. of West Bengal)
DR. P.R. MONDAL
D.O.M.S., F.R.C.S., M.A.M.S.
Director Institute R.I.O June 87-Dec. 87
Professor of Ophthalmology 1977-1987
Dept. of Ophthalmology 1954-1987
Prof A.K. BANERJEE
M.B.B.S., D.O.M.S., M.S.
Professor of Ophthalmology Oct' 82-Feb'92
Calcutta Medical College & Hospital
Director-R.I.O. March'88-Dec'90
DR. S.C. SEN
M.B.B.S., D.O.M.S., M.S.,
DIRECTOR REGIONAL DIRECTOR OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
1.1.1988-29.2.1988
PROF. M.P. SAMANTA
M.B.B.S., M.S. (OPH), M.S. (PI.SURG.)
DIRECTOR, REGIONAL INSTITUTE OF OPHTHALMOLOGY,
3.1.91-1.11.91
Prof. (Dr.) P.R. Chatterjee,
MBBS (Cal), MS (PGIMER, Chandigarh), MAMS (India)
Director 02.11.1991-18.11.98
Ophthalmic Advisor, Govt. of West Bengal 03.12.93-18.11.98
Prof. (Dr.) BIKASH CHANDRA BASU
M.B.B.S., D.O.M.S., M.S.(OPHTH.)
Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, Calcutta
From 18.11.98-31.5.99
Dr. Prof. A.R.BANERJEE
MD (AIIMS), FRCS (EDIN), FRCOphth. (UK) MAMS
June 1999-May 2002