Dr. Amit Chakarbarty
Diplomat of the American Board of Urology
Dr. Amit Chakrabarty practices adult and pediatric urology at the Poplar Bluff Urology. He was the past Chairman and CEO of Urologic Clinics of North Alabama (www.ucna.com). He holds professional responsibilities as Director at Comprehensive Continence Center and Center for Female Pelvic Health.
Dr. Chakrabarty received his medical degree with honors from MKCG Medical College in Berhampur, India in 1980, and his Master of Surgery degree from Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India. He did a fellowship in Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh in 1987. He completed his residency in Urology and fellowship in Uro-Oncology (Research) at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan in 1995.
- MKCG Medical College,
MASTER OF SURGERY (MS)
- Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research,
FELLOWSHIP SURGERY (FRCS)
- Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Fellowship in Uro-Oncology (Research)
- Wayne State University,
- Wayne State University,
Dr. Chakrabarty is a Board certified urologist who received his medical degree with honors from MKCG Medical College in Berhampur, India in 1980, and his Master of Surgery degree from Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India. He did a fellowship in Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh in 1987. He completed his residency in Urology and fellowship in Uro-Oncology (Research) at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan in 1995.
Dr. Amit Chakrabarty practices adult and pediatric urology at Poplar Bluff Urology (www.poplarbluffurology.com). He was the past Chairman of the Urologic Clinics of North Alabama (www.ucna.com). He holds professional responsibilities as Director at Comprehensive Continence Center and Center for Female Pelvic Health of North Alabama.
Though his practice encompasses all branches of Urology, one of his main areas of interest is in the field of female urology including urinary incontinence and pelvic floor prolapse and minimally invasive therapies for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH). He is an active member and contributor of International Continence Society (ICS), National Association for Continence (NAFC), Society of Urodynamics and Female Urology (SUFU) and International Uro-Gynecologist Association (IUGA).
He has several publications, presentations and posters, mostly in the field of male and female urinary incontinence and pelvic floor prolapse at the national and international meetings and journals. He is a national and international surgical proctor for male and female urinary incontinence and pelvic floor prolapse. He is an invited speaker for urology topics of interest for CME and non CME forums. Dr. Chakrabarty is an adjunct faculty for University of Alabama, Huntsville Campus, and a site for urology rotation for family practice residency training.
Dr. Chakrabarty is a surgical proctor for American Medical Systems, BARD urological, Medtronics (Interstim) and Urologix (Cooled thermotherapy) and regularly conducts cadaver and live workshops both nationally and abroad. He was an invited guest speaker at the Urological Society of India annual meeting in 2015 and also delivered the prestigious “Susruta Lecture” at the Odisha Chapter of the Association of Surgeons of India.
He has been a primary investigator for various pharmaceutical agents and, as a primary investigator for Longwood Research and Accelovance research, still continues his research interests. His present research interests include treatment for urinary incontinence and pelvic floor prolapse. He is a consultant for many investment research firms and serves as expert defense witness for legal entities. He is in the Physician Advisory Board for the Capson Physicians Insurance.
He is a pioneer in the state for newer modalities of treatment for urinary incontinence being the first in North Alabama to offer interstim therapy (Medtronic) and in-office Percutaneous Tibial Nerve Stimulation (Urgent PC) for intractable Overactive bladder symptoms, Advance Male Sling for male urinary incontinence and minimally invasive therapies for BPH with Cooled Thermotherapy (Urologix), Transurethral Needle Ablation of the prostate(Medtronic) and Greenlight XPS laser vaporization of the prostate (American Medical Systems).He is a speaker and surgical proctor for American Medical Systems (for male, female and BPH –Greenlight Laser), Boston Scientific (Pelvic Floor Repair), Cook Urological (Biodesign Absorbable mesh), BARD (Ajust Sling), Medtronics (Interstim neuromodulation herapy), Urologix (Cooled Thermotherapy – Prostate Microwave Therapy and Prostiva -TransUrethral Needle Ablation or TUNA) and Slate Pharmaceuticals (Testopel).
His non academic administrative leadership roles include Active Counselor Fifth district of Medical Association of State of Alabama and Member of Board of Trustees of the Madison County Medical society. Additionally, he is a member of the Physician Leadership Group at Crestwood Hospital and is the President of the Medical Executive Committee of the Decatur Ambulatory Surgery Center. He is the president of Alabama Association of Physicians of Indian Origin, president of the Society of Indian American Clinical Urologists (www.siacunet.org) and past president of Indian American Urological Association (www.iauanet.org). He was the leader of the Indian delegation to Japan on a Socio-Cultural exchange your during the International Youth year in 1985