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Biographical entry Paul, Sudhansu Bhusan (1931 - 2010)

FRCS 1969; MB BS Calcutta 1955.

1 January 1931
Karimganj, Assam, India
17 November 2010
Orthopaedic surgeon


Subhansu Paul was an orthopaedic surgeon. He was born on 1 January 1931 in Karimganj, Assam, the son of Sachindra Mohan Paul, a medical practitioner and his wife, Muktakeshi. Educated at Maulvibazar Government High School in Sylhet and the Presidency College Calcutta, he studied at Calcutta Medical College graduating MB, BS in 1955 with honours in anatomy. From 1958 to 1963 he was demonstrator on anatomy at the Calcutta medical College and then became clinical tutor in surgery to the NRS Medical College.

On moving to the UK in 1972 he was appointed associate specialist in orthopaedics to the St Helier Group of Hospitals in Carshalton, Surrey remaining in that post for 20 years. He lived in Cheam and enjoyed gardening, DIY and carpentry.

His death on 17 November 2010, aged 79 years, was reported by his son.


A new technique of operative restoration of active internal rotating of the hip Calcutta med J 62, Nov 1965.

Tina Craig

The Royal College of Surgeons of England