Dr Nobhojit Roy

Dr Nobhojit Roy


Chief of Surgical services and Scientist ‘G’, Professor and Head, Department of Surgery, BARC Hospital (Govt of India), HBNI University, Mumbai;

Public Health Specialist, School of Habitat studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences

Since 2004, Roy is the Chief of Surgery at the BARC Hospital. His areas of research interests are affordable surgery, preventable trauma deaths, delivering healthcare and prehospital care in resource-poor settings. Roy has worked closely with the WHO as PI of the Trauma Patient Safety Checklist and as senior WHO expert on competence for mass casualty events, in limited-resource settings

Dr. Roy received his training as a Trauma Surgeon in Mumbai, India and holds his MPH from Johns Hopkins University, with a research interest in Trauma surgical outcomes and registries.

For the Lancet, he has been one of the commissioners for Global Surgery (2013-2015) representing South East Asia Region and an expert with the Global Burden of Disease 2013 group of the Institute of Health Metrics, Seattle. Currently, he is a Lancet commissioner for NCD and Injuries in the poorest billion. As a member of the WHO advisory group on Mass Gatherings, Roy focusses on South Asia. He has been a faculty of the Definitive Surgery in Trauma Care course of the IATSIC
First in the University of Bombay in General Surgery in the M.S. (Master of Surgery) Exam for academic year 1991-92. The Prince of Wales Gold Medal, 1992: Dr. A.P. Bacha Memorial Gold Medal, 1992 :Dr. S.R. Moolgavkar Gold Medal, 1992: Dr. C. S. Patel Gold Medal

He is the regional expert for the Global Burden of Disease 2013 group at the Institute of Health Metrics, Seattle

He has been a Director at the World Association of Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM) experts (2009-2015) and has been a Lancet Commissioner on Global Surgery since 2013.

As a Principal-Investigator (Mumbai) he works as Epidemiologist/Registry Consultant for the development of the AITSC Trauma Registry.