DR. SANJAY KALRA
Born and brought up in city beautiful, Dr. Sanjay Kalra is a graduate from Maharishi Dayanand University, Rohtak and Post Graduate in Prosthodontics from Guru Nanak Dev University; Amritsar. He has a Post Graduate certificate in Aesthetic Dentistry from New York University, USA. He is a diplomate of International Congress of Oral Implantologists (U.S.A). He is Fellow Pierre Fauchard Academy, Fellow International College of Dentists, Fellow International Congress of Oral Implantologists (U.S.A) and Fellow International College of Continuing Dental Education. He is one of the Directors of National Board of Prosthodontics and is active in promoting educational activities for the upliftment of the profession. He is member of many prestigious professional and non professional organizations in the country. He is life member IDA, IPS, ISOI, ESOLA and Indian academy of aesthetic and cosmetic dentistry. He is member of Rotary club, Chandigarh Mid Town and has been active in doing philanthropic activities in collaboration with various NGOs.
He has been into teaching for the last 20 years and served as Principal, Professor, P.G. guide and HOD of prosthetic Deptartment in BRS Dental College, Sultanpur for five years.
He has been guest speaker at many National and International Conferences and has been conducting hands-on courses in latest advancements in dentistry. He has 22 scientific publications to his credit as first author in various National Journals. He brings out free publications to educate the masses about oral health in the form of Annual Magazine – UTKARSH, Newsletter Trigon Times and treatment brochures etc. His articles on dental health and modern treatment techniques are published in newspapers, magazines and can be accessed on internet. He is on the advisory board of journal of IPS. He was the chief editor of the Indian Journal of Oral Health, a quarterly publication of BRS Dental College & Hospital.
Dr. Sanjay Kalra has been awarded state honor by UT education department for social initiatives in schools by the Governor of Punjab, Gen S.F. Rodriguez. Inspite of busy schedule he manages to find time to work in his terrace garden and has won Best Garden Award for last fourteen years in succession in the spring festival organized by HUDA. He travels a lot and has passion for photography. He has published a coffee table book titled Expression beyond Impressions – A journey through the lens. The book reflects his passion for imagery and is his another maiden attempt to immortalize the cherished and precious moments spent in celebrating the beauty, culture and tradition of our mother land and reliving them.
An ardent traveller and art lover, Dr. Sanjay Kalra has a unique collection of masks and plates which he collects during his travels and cherishes them.
Dr. Sanjay Kalra is a dedicated member of Rotary Club Chandigarh Midtown and is deeply involved in social service through his contribution in cash and kind.
He is a member of Health Education and Wellness Rotarian Action Group and regularly goes to China on health camp missions. His activities in India includes:
- Dental Checkups and onsite treatment of inmates of Old Age Homes in the tricity.
- Dental treatment of children of orphanages & slum schools in and around Panchkula.
- Dental Checkups of students of various schools of tricity.
- Oral Health Talks in the schools to spread awareness about dental disease, its prevention and management.
- Yearly oral health education wellness fair and exhibition.