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Mr Vish Bhattacharya

Consultant General Surgeon
MB BS, FRCS (Glas & Edin), FRCS (Gen Surg)

Practising at

Spire Washington Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Vish Bhattacharya at Spire include:

General surgery at Spire Washington Hospital

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Professional profile

I am a General and Vascular Surgeon at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Gateshead since 2002. I have trained in the Mersey and Northern Deanery besides completing the Sauvage Vascular Fellowship in Seattle USA from 1987 to 1989.

I am an examiner for the FRCS Intercollegiate Specialty Board for Surgery. I have edited 2 textbooks in vascular surgery and published more than 70 papers in international journals. I have also completed a fellowship of the North East Leadership Academy. After a long tenure as Clinical Lead in Surgery I have now stepped up to the post of Associate Medical Director (Quality and Safety).

My special interests include varicose vein, gall bladder, hernia and peripheral vascular surgery.

Clinical Interests


Special Clinical Interests: Laparoscopic cholecystectomy, Hernia repair, Carotid endarterectomy, Varicose veins, Femoropopliteal bypass, Aortic aneurysm repair.

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Qualification and professional memberships

MBBS / Armed Forces Medical College / 1985
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

FRCS (Glas and Edin) / Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh / 1992
Fellowship of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh

FRCS (Gen and Vasc Surgery) / Royal College of Surgeons / 2001
Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons

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Current NHS posts

Consultant General and Vascular Surgeon, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead

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Private contact details

Telephone 0191 418 8636
Private secretary Samantha Grainger
Private secretary fax 01191 417 6573
Private secretary email Samantha.GRAINGER@spirehealthcare.com

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