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Dr Gayatri Chakrabarty

Dr Gayatri Chakrabarty

Consultant Gastroenterologist
MBBS MRCP

Practising at

Spire Gatwick Park Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Gayatri Chakrabarty at Spire include:

Gastroenterology

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Professional profile

Dr Chakrabarty has been working as a Consultant Gastroenterologist at East Surrey Hospital for two years and has a special interest in gastrointestinal (GI) and liver disease management. Dr Chakrabarty specialised in all aspects of gastroenterology including irritable bowel syndrome, functional GI disturbances, liver dysfunction and fatty liver, inflammatory bowel disease and patients with nutritional needs. Her gastroenterology training took place in hospitals in South West London since 2005 including St George's Hospital and the Liver Unit at King's College Hospital.

Dr Chakrabarty has special interests in all aspects of liver disease management including viral hepatitis, alcoholic and non-alcoholic fatty liver, and rare liver diseases such as autoimmune hepatitis, primary biliary cholangitis, and hemochromatosis. She trained in the Liver Unit at King's College Hospital in London between 2014 and 2016 and took time out from training to undertake research in viral hepatitis in St George's University of London.

Dr Chakrabarty is JAG-certified for performing diagnostic and therapeutic gastroscopy and colonoscopy. She has performed more than 1,000 colonoscopies, near 2,000 gastroscopies and over 400 flexible sigmoidoscopies. She is proficient in all aspects of endoscopy including polyp removal and surveillance, chromo endoscopy assisted colonoscopic surveillance in inflammatory bowel disease, peptic ulcer and variceal bleeding management. She also provides local out of hours GI bleed service.

Dr Chakrabarty is the lead clinician for departmental audit and responsible for leading the departmental morbidity and mortality meeting.

Dr Chakrabarty is in the process of completing her MD at St George's University of London. The topic of her work is liver diseases (viral hepatitis).

Clinical Interests

Gastroenterology
Bowel disease
Colonoscopy
Coloproctocology
Endoscopy
Gastrointestinal cancer
Gastrointestinal pathology
Inflammatory bowel disease
Liver disease
Motility disorder
Nutrition
Obesity
Pancreatology

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Qualification and professional memberships

MBBS (1996), MRCP (2004) / Silchar Medical College, Assam University, India / 1996
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery - Member of the Royal College of Physicians


Professional memberships

Medical Defence Union
British Society of Gastroenterology
British Association for the Study of the Liver


Professional leadership

Dr Chakrabarty is the clinical audit lead for morbidity and mortality (M&M) in the Gastroenterology Department at East Surrey Hospital.

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Gastroenterologist at East Surrey Hospital and Honorary Consultant Hepatologist, Liver Unit, at King's College Hospital.

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Research and Publication

Dr Chakrabarty has research interest in viral hepatitis and is in the process of completing her MD. The tile of her thesis is 'The identification of liver disease in e-entigen negative chronic hepatitis B (CHB) subjects and optimising screening for CHB in the community'.


Articles

Can quantitative hepatitis B surface antigen levels predict the severity of liver disease in genotype E patients? Journal of viral hepatitis, 2017, 00, 1-8

Book chapter: (2014) Hepatitis B reactivation in challenging concepts in infectious diseases and clinical microbiology (pp125-134), London, Oxford University Press.

Acute GI bleeding: identifying low risk patients, GUT 2011

Nutritional support in intensive care units in England (2011), British Journal of Nutrition

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Personal Profile

Dr Chakrabarty enjoys cycling and running. Most of her spare time is spent with her family exploring the beautiful British countryside. Dr Chakrabarty has three energetic boys who are fantastic company and provide her and her husband with constant entertainment and inspiration.

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Private contact details

Telephone Insured - 01293 778 919; Self funding - 01293 778 906