The West Bengal Orthopaedic Association (WBOA) was founded at Kolkata (India) in July 1978. Prof Dr M.L. Chatterjee was the founder president. The society has been registered vide registration no. No. S/22670 of 1978-1979. The office of society is owned by WBOA and is situated in 102/3A, Dr. Suresh Chandra Banerjee Road, Beliaghata Main Road, 1st Floor, Kolkata - 700010, West Bengal, India.
Over the period of time, WBOA has become a large professional organization, having more than 800 active members. It is a vibrant organization which aim to promote and develop the practice of orthopaedics in the state of West Bengal (India) as per International and National Standards through academics, research and social networking.
In the recent time, with increasing meets of members of ever increasing subspecialities, WBOA is aiming to rise to one of the exemplary land mark in the history of mankind and to reach a glorious destination in the annals of Indian Orthopaedics in respect of academic activities (through CMEs, Conferences, Workshops, Fellowships, Financial grants etc.), mending and monitoring the decline glory, solace and service to the suffering humanity.
The association is involved with academic publication of quarterly News Letter and Semi-annual Journal. The International Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery is an official journal of West Bengal Orthopaedic Association (WBOA).
The website of West Bengal Orthopaedic Association is www.wboa.in.