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Dr. Anshuman Poddar

Dr. Anshuman Poddar

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MS - General Surgery, MBBS

General Surgeon

9 Years Experience Overall  (5 years as specialist)

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Dr. Anshuman Poddar is a General Surgeon in Salt Lake, Kolkata and has an experience of 9 years in this field. Dr. Anshuman Poddar practices at Anshuman Poddar in Salt Lake, Kolkata and ILS Hospitals in Salt Lake, Kolkata. He completed MS - General Surgery from Medical College, Calcutta in 2015 and MBBS from The West Bengal University of Health Sciences (WBUHS), Kolkata in 2011. He is a member of Indian Medical Association (IMA) and Association of Surgeons of India (ASI). Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Abdominal Pain Treatment,G.I. Surgery,Anal Fissure Surgery,Hernia Repair Surgery and Laparoscopic Surgery etc.

Salt Lake, Kolkata

Anshuman Poddar

#CD74, Sector 1, Tank No. 4, Landmark: Salt Lake., Kolkata

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Mon - Sat

07:00 - 09:00


Common questions & answers

Q: Who is a general surgeon?

A: A general surgeon is a doctor who performs various surgeries on medical conditions involving abdominal organs like stomach, liver, colon and rectum, as well as breast surgeries.

Q: What are the procedures for which a general surgeon can perform surgery?

A: General surgeons can perform open or laparoscopic surgeries related to the digestive tract, breast, hernia, appendicitis, abdomen and its contents, soft tissues, the endocrine system, and gallbladder. They can take care of critically ill patients too.

Q: Can a general surgeon peform surgery for cancer treatment?

A: No, a general surgeon cannot perform surgery for cancer treatment. Only a surgical oncologist performs surgery on cancer patients because they are specially trained to treat cancers.

Q: How is a general surgeon different from a specialist surgeon?

A: A general surgeon has knowledge and skill to perform surgery which focuses mainly on abdominal disorders. It may include bleeding, hernia repair, trauma, etc. whereas a specialist surgeon has in-depth knowledge and skill related to a specific area or tissue of body were the surgery is to be done. It may include various cancer surgeries, neurosurgeries, cosmetic surgery, orthopaedic surgery, etc.

Q: Can a general surgeon do the surgery for appendicitis?

A: Appendicitis is an inflammatory disorder of appendix, which is an organ located near the large intestine. This can be treated by the general surgeon by using laparoscopic surgery, which removes the inflamed appendix.



MS - General Surgery - Medical College, Calcutta, 2015
MBBS - The West Bengal University of Health Sciences (WBUHS), Kolkata, 2011


Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Association of Surgeons of India (ASI)


2010 - 2015 Surgeon at MCH KOLKATA
2015 - 2016 Surgeon at Apollo Gleneagles hospital


67219 West Bengal Medical Council, 2011
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