Dr. Arup Kumar Halder is a noted Tuberculosis and Respiratory Medicine specialist based in Kolkata. His outstanding professional services earned him the title of ‘Doctor of the Year’ at Columbia Hospitals in 2011.
In addition to MBBS and MD, Dr. Halder has undertaken Diploma in Child Health (DCH), a post graduate diploma course of 2 years duration which deals with the nursing of infants, children and also adolescents at the community level, primary and secondary levels of health care. He also has received training in Sleep Medicine from International Institute of Sleep Sciences (Mumbai) and Indian Sleep Disorder Association (Delhi and Sydney, Australia).
Experience SLEEP VISION, Consultant Woodlands Hospital, Consultant Columbia Asia Hospital, Consultant Anandalok Hospital, RMO in ICCU Northland Nursing Home, ITU ILS Hospital, Consultant Narayana Multispeciality Hospital, Consultant
AwardsElected as 'Doctor of the Year' at Columbia Asia Hospital, 2011Secured First position for paper presentation entitled 'Fibreoptic Bronchoscopy in Solitary Pulmonary Module' at 12th Annual Conference of Bronchocon, Kolkata, Jan. 2007.Secured First position for paper presentation entitled ‘A Study of Pulmonary Tuberculosis in the Elderly’ at the 10th Annual Conference of ACP, March 2007 in Kolkata 2007A Study of Comparison of Efficacy and Safety of Talc and Povidone Iodine for Pleurodesis of Malignant Pleural Effusion. Published in JIMA. Accepted for publication, Ref No. ED/HE/227/2007-2008/20.Serum Magnesium and Stable Asthma: Is there any link? Featured in Lung India, 2010. Volume:27/ Issue:4/Page 205-208.A Study of Pulmonary Tuberculosis in the Elderly. Journal of Indian Medical Association (JIMA). Published in August 2007, Volume 105, Kolkata.Secured First position for paper presentation entitled 'Fibreoptic Bronchoscopy in Solitary Pulmonary Module' at 12th Annual Conference of Bronchocon, Kolkata, Jan. 2007.Presented paper entitled 'A Study of Pulmonary Tuberculosis in the Elderly' at 10th Annual Conference of ACP, Kolkata, March 2007 and secured first position.Experienced in Pediatrics stems from various sources like service at Sishu Sadan (Harra)Completed training in Paediatric Advanced Life Care Support organised by IAP as well as training in ‘Essential Newborn Care’ organised by National Neonatology Forum.Three years of experience in Respiratory Medicine from Calcutta National Medical College.
Memberships Member, European Respiratory Society (ERS). Member, Indian Society of Sleep Disorders Association Indian Medical Association (IMA)