Born in 1960, Dr. Purnendu Roy excelled in MBBS and MS (Surgery) from JIPMER, Puducherry and received his FRCS degree from England in 1987.
He worked as a Senior House Officer in William Harvey Hospital in Ashford, Kent (England) and joined Surgical Rotation Training in South Cleveland Hospital. After completion of FRCS, he worked as the surgical registrar in Scarborough General Hospital, Yorkshire.
After his return from England in 1991, he initiated his career at Kothari Hospital, Kolkata and served for three years. In 1995, he joined Duncan Clinic which later became Apollo Gleneagles Hospital. He also practiced at Anandalok, a charitable hospital where he treated patients free of cost and did a high volume of laparoscopic surgeries at an economical rate upto 51 surgeries per day.
On an average, Dr. Purnendu Roy performs 5,400 surgeries every year and has till date operated more than 1, 51,600 patients over the period of 28 years. Presently, he is the owner of Genesis Group of Companies, consisting of Genesis Hospital, Genesis Institute of Management & Technology, Genesis Eduventure, Genesis Educational and Charitable Trust along with a Film and Music Production House named Orion Production & Communications Pvt. Ltd.
He has produced 5 Bengali feature films (Jodi Ekdin, Chaplin, Dutta vs Dutta, Glamour & Tanzil) along with several CSR films, Corporate and Documentary films and over 80 musical albums with 600 tracks available on Amazon & Flipkart and has received the Global Indian Music Academy Award (GIMA) in the year 2012.
Apart from these contributions, he has given lectures on several interesting topics at almost all the major Schools, Colleges and Universities across West Bengal, Manipur, Assam, Siliguri, Puducherry, Delhi, Mumbai and Bangladesh. He also teaches students Human Physiology for NEET Entrance Examination and Laparoscopic Surgery to Post Graduate students in Medical Colleges & Universities.
On the 8th of February, 2020 (Saturday), Dr. Purnendu Roy was invited as the ‘Guest of Honour' to the 4th Foundation Day observation at St. Xavier’s University, Kolkata.
There, he spoke to the students on the topic ‘‘Physical & Mental Health of Students about to shoulder leadership Responsibility in India’’ which was appreciated by everyone and especially by the Governor of West Bengal, Mr. Jagdeep Dhankar.
Dr. Roy’s undying love for his three children has driven him to pen down his emotion on being a father, in an inspirational book on “Fatherhood” named “The Name is Dad”.
Dr. Purnendu has taken up the responsibility of more than two hundred tiger victim families in Sundarbans which includes widowed women and fatherless children.
He' s been providing them with food, clothing, healthcare and educational support.
Also, the responsibility to train and give educational and healthcare support to twenty of hearing & speech special kids is being shouldered by Dr. Roy.
In the month of August 2019, GECT took a revolutionary pledge to distribute free plan saplings to all the students from various schools, in Kolkata and has successfully doing the same of spreading awareness among the kids to be responsible citizens of India. In the month of September 2019, Dr. Roy created a YouTube channel to educate and spread awareness about health issues, imparting knowledge to people worldwide.
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Till date he has put up 33 videos on various interesting topics and continues his responsibility successfully.