Dr. Sunil Malla Bujar Barua

Dr. Sunil Malla Bujar Barua

MBBS(AFMC),MS, MCh(SGPGI)

Endocrine Surgeon (Thyroid/Parathyroid) & Breast Surgeon

Dr Sunil is the first qualified Endocrine Surgeon (MCh Endocrine Surgery) in the entire North East of India. He completed his MBBS from one of the top medical colleges of India, the Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune. Following the completion of his MS (General Surgery) he obtained an MCh in Endocrine Surgery from the Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS), Lucknow. He underwent specialized training in Breast Surgery including both Benign Breast Disorders and Breast Cancer during his tenure in SGPGIMS and followed this up with an observership under Dr Mikael Hartman in Breast Surgery at the National University Hospital, Singapore. He has completed the International Society of Oncoplastic Endocrine Surgeons (ISOPES) training in BABA Robotic Thyroid Surgeryfrom Seoul National University Hospital and Samsung Medical Centre, South Korea and has been trained in trans-oral endoscopic thyroidectomy at Police General Hospital, Thailand under Dr Angkoon Anuwong. 
 
He was awarded the International Association of Endocrine Surgeons Travel Award 2013 at Helsinki, Finland.

He is a reviewer for both national and international surgical journals and has served as faculty at the Asian Association of Endocrine Surgeons Conference 2018 and at various national level conferences.

With a vision of developing the field of Endocrine Surgery in Eastern India, he practices minimally invasive (endoscopic) thyroidectomies, minimally invasive parathyroidectomies and laparoscopic adrenalectomies in addition to conventional Endocrine (thyroid, parathyroid, pancreas, adrenal, thymus, diabetic foot) and Breast Surgeries (breast cancer, breast reconstruction, breast implant, breast reduction).

Publications

Mishra A, Barua SMB. The Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome. In: Surgery Update 2012 Proceedings of the XXIX National Continuing Medical Education Programme in Surgery. Sarda AK & Singh R (eds) Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi.

Mishra A, Barua SMB. Rationale for Investigations for Work-up of a Patient with Thyroid swelling. In: Surgery Update 2013 Proceedings of the XXX National Continuing Medical Education Programme in Surgery. Sarda AK & Singh R (eds) Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi.

Presentations in Conferences

  • “Re-operative Thyroid Surgery in a Tertiary Care Hospital in India: Patterns and Practices of Referring Surgeons”. International Surgical Week ISW 2013 Helsinki, Finland, August 25-29, 2013 (poster presentation)
  • “A Case of Recurrent Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma (PTC) With Huge Posterior Mediastinal Extension”: 13th Annual Conference of the Indian Association of Endocrine Surgeons (IAESCON 2012), Lucknow (oral presentation).
  • “Ipsilateral Re-intervention in Re-do Thyroid Surgery: Two Decades Experience in an Endocrine Surgery Specialty Center:” 72nd Annual National Conference of the Associations of Surgeons of India (ASICON 2012), Kolkata (oral presentation)

Guest Lectures Conducted

Management of Differentiated Thyroid Cancer. 14 March 2015, Saraighat Hospital, Jorhat, Assam.

An Introduction to Endocrine Surgery. 11 April 2015, Pasighat Civil Hospital, Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh.

Endocrine Surgery- an evolving speciality. 25 April 2015,CME at Aier’s Enclave, Dimapur, Nagaland.

Re-operative Parathyroid Surgery. 31 October 2015. Guest faculty lecture at the 12th Postgraduate Course in Endocrine Surgery & International Workshop in Endocrine Surgery, SGPGIMS, Lucknow.

Tutored undergraduate students at Gauhati Medical College, Guwahati on various clinical aspects of General Surgery between 2004-2007

‘Re-operative Parathyroid Surger’y. 31 October 2015. Guest faculty lecture at the 12th Postgraduate Course in Endocrine Surgery & International Workshop in Endocrine Surgery, SGPGIMS, Lucknow