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Dr. Palash Samanta

Health Professional/Doctor
New York Medical College, Metropolitan Hospital center, NYC, NY, USA
1901 1st Avenue, Suite no 706

Brief Biography:

Myself, Palash Samanta, MD is presently doing residency in Internal Medicine under New York Medical College, USA. Previously, I had experience in Clinical Microbiology for > 7 years including 3 years residency in Clinical Microbiology and 3 years training in molecular Microbiology. I was also trained in Tropical Medicine for 1 year. I submitted my thesis entitled “Diagnosis of Symptomatic Visceral Leishmaniasis by use of the Polymerase Chain Reaction on Peripheral Blood Samples" I have few publications under my name. At present I'm reviewer of eight pubmed indexed journals. I feel myself eligible to be in editorial board as well as reviewer for Webmed central


Academic positions:

Academic rank Department University/ Hospital Year Senior Resident Internal Medicine New York medical College, Metropolitan Hospital center June 2012 till date Assistant Professor Microbiology U P Rural Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, UP, India Jan 2011-Jun, 2012 Senior Resident Microbiology Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh, India Jan 2008 – Dec, 2010 Junior Resident Microbiology All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India Jan, 2005 – Dec 2007 Post Graduate Trainee, Tropical Medicine School of tropical Medicine and Carmichael Hospital of Tropical Diseases, Kolkata, India May 2004 - Nov, 2004 House Officer, General Surgery Calcutta Medical College, Calcutta University, India Oct, 2002-Mar, 2003 Intern Medicine, Surgery, Obs & Gyn, Community Medicine Calcutta Medical College, Calcutta University, India Oct 2001 – Sep, 2002


Research interests:

HIV/AIDS Parasitic infections Molecular diagnosis Tuberculosis Pneumonia Bacteriology Immunology Transplant immunology


Any other information:

Membership in professional societies 1. Infectious Disease Society of America 2. International Society for Infectious Diseases 3. American Society of Microbiology 4. Society for Tropical Medicine an infectious Diseases in India 5. Indian Association of Medical Microbiology


What I think of the idea behind WebmedCentral:

I really appreciate the idea of having a common platform to review and publish the scientific journals. Its also very useful to have a forum and group of editors in different specialities from different parts of world