Mr Sanjay Purkayastha

Mr Sanjay Purkayastha

BSc (Hons), MBBS (Hons), MD, FRCS (Eng)

General Surgery

Recommended by  
9 specialists

19 years of experience
8 years as a specialist
Video consultation available

Overall Rating

Overall
5
Bedside Manner
5
Explanation
5

Top feedback

“Great communicator. Instills confidence.“
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Subspecialties

  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery
  • Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery
  • Weight Loss & Bariatric Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Bengali
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4733975
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    Practices worked at

    OneWelbeck

    1 Welbeck St, Marylebone, London, London, United Kingdom, W1G 0AR
    49 reviews

    OneWelbeck Digestive Surgery

    1 Welbeck Street, London, United Kingdom, W1G 0AR
    16 reviews

    The Lindo Wing - St Mary's Hospital

    Praed St, Paddington, London, United Kingdom, W2 1NY
    0 reviews

    King Edward VII's Hospital

    5-10 Beaumont St, London, United Kingdom, W1G 6AA
    757 reviews

    About

    Mr Sanjay Purkayastha is a Consultant General Surgeon who specialises in Laparoscopic (key hole) Surgery, Bariatric (weight loss) Surgery, Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery. He also works on call to treat surgical emergencies including major trauma Surgery. He trained at St. Mary's hospital and medical school, Imperial College London, the London deanery, and the Royal College of Surgeons England.

    His general surgery practice includes laparoscopic surgery for hernias of all kinds, gall bladder surgery and hiatus hernia with anti-reflux surgery, management of conditions such as appendicitis, gallstones, pancreatitis, bowel obstruction, hernia emergencies and the management of many other conditions that present with abdominal pain.

    The weight managment practice includes a full private bariatric multi-disciplinary team assessment and pre- and post surgery support. Weight loss procedures carried out by him and his team include gastric balloons, gastric bands, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypasses (roux-en-y and mini gastric bypass). All of these care carried out using minimally invasive techniques and the latest surgical techniques and technology. 

    As a clinical senior lecturer at Imperial College, London in Surgery and Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery, Mr Purkayastha is at the forefornt of new technologies, techniques and treatments to ehnace patient recovery and personalised treatment pathways. This has included robotic-assisted surgical approaches, digital technologies to enhance surgical procedures and also the assessment of the gut microbiome to help gastrointestinal conditions and weight loss.


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Appendicectomy
    • Coloproctology
    • Fundoplication
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
    • Gallstone Surgery
    • Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
    • Laparoscopy
    • Lipoma Removal
    • Open Hernia Repair
    • Splenectomy
    • Bowel Diversion Surgery
    • Bowel Surgery (Colectomy)
    • BRAVO Capsule
    • Capsule Endoscopy
    • Colonoscopy
    • Enteral Feeding
    • ERCP Procedure
    • FibroScan
    • Gastric Bypass
    • Parenteral Nutrition
    • Sigmoidoscopy
    • Achalasia Surgery
    • Acid Reflux Surgery
    • Endoscopy
    • Gastric Balloon
    • Gastric Banding
    • Gastric Sleeve
    • Linx procedure
    • Medical Nutrition
    • Metabolic Surgery
    • Mini Gastric Bypass
    • Weight Loss Programme
    • Weight Loss Surgery
    • Appendicitis
    • Femoral Hernia
    • Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Pancreatitis
    • Haemorrhoids
    • Achalasia
    • Barrett's Oesophagus
    • Bloating
    • Dyspepsia (Indigestion)
    • Fatty Liver Disease
    • Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD)
    • Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) Or Reflux
    • Gastroparesis
    • Heart Burn
    • Hiatus Hernia
    • Jaundice
    • Pancreatitis
    • Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach)
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Pancreatic Disorders
    • Gallstones
    • Weight Gain
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    Medical procedures

    • Appendicectomy
    • Gastric Sleeve
    • Open Hernia Repair
    • Achalasia Surgery
    • Acid Reflux Surgery
    • BRAVO Capsule
    • Bowel Diversion Surgery
    • Bowel Surgery (Colectomy)
    • Capsule Endoscopy
    • Colonoscopy
    • Coloproctology
    • ERCP Procedure
    • Endoscopy
    • Enteral Feeding
    • FibroScan
    • Fundoplication
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
    • Gallstone Surgery
    • Gastric Balloon
    • Gastric Banding
    • Gastric Bypass
    • Healthy Living Advice
    • Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
    • Ketogenic Diet
    • Laparoscopy
    • Lipoma Removal
    • Medical Nutrition
    • Metabolic Surgery
    • Micronutrition
    • Mini Gastric Bypass
    • Non-Surgical Weight Management
    • Parenteral Nutrition
    • Sigmoidoscopy
    • Skin Lesion Removal
    • Skin Lesion Treatments
    • Splenectomy
    • Video Consultation
    • Weight Loss Programme
    • Weight Loss Surgery
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    Special interests

    • Appendicitis
    • Gallstones
    • Hernia
    • Achalasia
    • Acid Reflux
    • Barrett's Oesophagus
    • Bloating
    • Constipation
    • Dyspepsia (Indigestion)
    • Fatty Liver Disease
    • Femoral Hernia
    • Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) or Reflux
    • Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD)
    • Gastroparesis
    • Haemorrhoids
    • Heart Burn
    • Hiatus Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Jaundice
    • Obesity
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Pancreatic Disorders
    • Pancreatitis
    • Pancreatitis
    • Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach)
    • Weight Gain
    • Weight Loss
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    Education

    Qualifications

    FRCS (Eng) General Surgery Royal College of Surgeons of England 2010

    MD University of London 2007

    MBBS (Hons) Imperial College 2000

    BSc (Hons) Imperial College 1997


    Additional training

    DSTS (Definitive Surgical Trauma Skills) Royal College of Surgeons, England 2015

    ATLS (Advanced Trauma and Life Support) Royal College of Surgeons, England 2010

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    Reviews

    5 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    Explanation
    Bedside Manner
    Gallbladder Removal (cholecystectomy)
    7/61
    Hernia
    6/61
    Gallstones
    5/61
    Appendicectomy
    4/61
    Haemorrhoids
    4/61
    Appendicitis
    3/61
    Hernia Repair (keyhole)
    2/61
    Open Hernia Repair
    2/61
    Acid Reflux Surgery
    1/61
    Anal Fistula
    1/61
    Bariatric surgery
    1/61
    Cyst Removal
    1/61
    Fatty Liver Disease
    1/61
    Frozen bowel
    1/61
    Gastric Bypass
    1/61
    Gastric Sleeve
    1/61
    Gastric surgery
    1/61
    Gastroenteritis
    1/61
    General Surgery
    1/61
    Hiatus Hernia
    1/61
    Inguinal Hernia
    1/61
    Umbilical (belly-button) Hernia
    1/61
    Weight Loss Surgery
    1/61
    Weight Management
    1/61
    bariatric surgery
    1/61
    pain in the groin
    1/61
    stomach upset pain and spasms
    1/61
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    Sort by:
    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Gallstones
    Great communicator. Instills confidence.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Appendicectomy
    He is a true professional. Brilliant bedside manner and excellent explanations about my condition. I felt in and still do very safe hands whilst in his care. Thank you.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Hernia
    Extremely professional and explained everything very clearly.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Acid Reflux Surgery
    Justifiably confident in his surgical skills and with a very easy manner, Sanjay Purkayastha is articulate and intelligent and he is genuinely interested in his patients.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Anal Fistula
    Very pleased with the care
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Gastric Bypass
    Very good experience re consultations and surgery. Mr Purkayastha is very professional, but also explains things clearly. Nothing is too much trouble for him.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Haemorrhoids
    Makes one feel good, allays worry about the outcome
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Gallbladder Removal (cholecystectomy)
    Excellent surgeon, knowledgeable and great, calm approach.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Gastroenteritis
    Mr Sanjay Purkayastha is attentive and goes above and beyond for my health
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Haemorrhoids Weight Loss Surgery
    I’ve had 2 surgeries done by Mr Sanjay Purkayastha , he’s kind ,patient and supportive and trustworthy .
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 9 doctors for:
    9

    General Surgery

    Mr James Kinross
    Mr James Kinross
    General Surgery

    19-07-2020

    Sanjay is an outstanding surgeon, and I highly recommend him.

    For specialty: General Surgery
    For conditions: Heart Burn, Gallstones, Weight Gain, Obesity, Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) or Reflux, Pancreatitis, Femoral Hernia, Inguinal Hernia, Hernia, Appendicitis, Hiatus Hernia, Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD)
    For procedures: Open Hernia Repair, Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopy, Appendicectomy, Hernia Repair (Keyhole), Weight Loss Surgery, Acid Reflux Surgery
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Mr Barry Paraskeva
    Mr Barry Paraskeva
    General Surgery

    19-07-2020

    Mr Purkayastha is an excellent surgeon and colleague.

    For specialty: General Surgery
    For conditions: Heart Burn, Gallstones, Weight Gain, Obesity, Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) or Reflux, Pancreatitis, Femoral Hernia, Inguinal Hernia, Hernia, Appendicitis, Hiatus Hernia, Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD)
    For procedures: Open Hernia Repair, Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopy, Appendicectomy, Hernia Repair (Keyhole), Weight Loss Surgery, Acid Reflux Surgery
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Mr George Reese
    Mr George Reese
    General Surgery

    19-07-2020

    For specialty: General Surgery
    For conditions: Heart Burn, Gallstones, Weight Gain, Obesity, Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) or Reflux, Pancreatitis, Femoral Hernia, Inguinal Hernia, Hernia, Appendicitis, Hiatus Hernia, Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD)
    For procedures: Open Hernia Repair, Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopy, Appendicectomy, Hernia Repair (Keyhole), Weight Loss Surgery, Acid Reflux Surgery
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Ms Romana Kuchai
    Ms Romana Kuchai
    Ear Nose & Throat Surgery

    19-07-2020

    Mr Purkayastha is a highly knowledgable clinician and well respected by his peers. He is committed in caring for each of his patients and simply a wonderful colleague to work with.

    For specialty: General Surgery
    For conditions: Heart Burn, Gallstones, Weight Gain, Obesity, Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) or Reflux, Pancreatitis, Femoral Hernia, Inguinal Hernia, Hernia, Appendicitis, Hiatus Hernia, Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD)
    For procedures: Open Hernia Repair, Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopy, Appendicectomy, Hernia Repair (Keyhole), Weight Loss Surgery, Acid Reflux Surgery

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