Somnath Chakraborty, MD

Somnath Chakraborty, MD

Retina Institute of Bengal
c/O Reddy Healthcare
3rd Floor, Uttarapan Market Complex
Hill Cart Road, Pradhan Nagar
Siliguri, West Bengal, 734003
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Professional Affiliations

Academic Appointments
  • Assistant Professor, Aravind Eye Hospital, madurai (2007-2009)
Hospital Appointments
  • Retina Institute of Bengal (2016-)

Education and Training

Retinal fellowship
Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai, Tamil Nadu India


Dr Somnath Chakraborty presently has over 13 years of experience in Vitreo-Retina. He did his MBBS and MS (Ophthalmology) from Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University. Subsequently he did his Long-term fellowship in Vitreo-retina from Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai (2005-2007). After finishing his fellowship he joined the Retina clinic of Aravind, Madurai as an Associate Professor (2007). He worked there till June, 2009 before shifting to Siliguri. Dr Chakraborty headed the Retina department of Greater Lions for nearly 7 years. Since February 2016 he is associated exclusively with the Retina Institute of Bengal (RIB), Siliguri. Dr Chakraborty has 10 Inter-national and 4 national Publication, including a recent publication documenting Fellow eye effect with Brolucizumab in Diabetic Macular Edema. He has presented multiple surgical videos in National and International Conferences. He won the Satya Hazra award for Community Ophthalmology in the Annual meet of OSWB, in 2021. His area of interest is Surgical Retina and Community Ophthalmology.