Mr Saswata Banerjee

Consultant General, Colorectal and Laparoscopic Surgeon


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Availability: Tuesday morning.I am a consultant general, colorectal and laparoscopic surgeon and have my private practice at Spire Hartswood Hospital, Brentwood, Essex. I first qualified in India and have worked in the NHS since 1999. I trained at many premier institutions including King's College Hospital, Royal London Hospital, St Bartholomew's Hospital and Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto.I offer a personal and professional service specialising in gastroscopy and colonoscopy, surgery on the bowel, surgery for hernia, gallbladder surgery, surgery for inflammatory bowel disease, colorectal cancer, emergency abdominal surgery and minimal access or laparoscopic surgery.I consult at Spire Hartswood Hospital and Barking, Havering, Redbridge University NHS Trust where I am also Lead for Enhanced Recovery, Lead for Education and Training for General Surgery at Queen's Hospital and a trainer for foundation, core, undergraduate and higher surgical students.I received my first award in Biochemical Research in 1994 and since then I have seen many achievements; Best Poster Prize at the EACP meeting, Geneva (2004), Laparoscopic Bursary (Stryker) 2010, visiting Fellowship to Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto (2011), Adrian Turner Prize (2012) and most recently a runner up Hospital Hero (2012), having been nominated by a patient.

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Saswata Banerjee at Spire include:


General surgery

Other treatments


  • Bowel disease
  • Coloproctocology
  • Endoscopy
  • Gastrointestinal cancer
  • Gastrointestinal pathology
  • Gastrointestinal surgery
  • Inflammatory bowel disease

General surgery:

  • Coloproctology
  • Colorectal surgery
  • Gastrointestinal surgery
  • Hernia repair surgery
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Minimal access surgery

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Clinical interests

Bowel disease
Colorectal surgery
Gastrointestinal cancer
Gastrointestinal pathology
Gastrointestinal surgery
Hernia repair surgery
Inflammatory bowel disease
Laparoscopic surgery
Minimal access surgery

Special Clinical Interests: Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery and Enhanced Recovery after surgery.

Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons

Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland

European Association of Endoscopic Surgery

Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of England

Research and publications

Colorectal cancer, Inflammatory bowel disease, Diverticular disease.

Media Coverage

Bowel cancer screening

Patient information

Cancer Research UK

Beating Bowel Cancer

Current NHS posts

Consultant General, Colorectal and Laparoscopic Surgeon at Barking Havering Redbridge University NHS Trust

Personal profile

I live in London with my wife and two children. I enjoy cooking Indian and Italian food and love long walks in Epping Forest. I am keen on photography and enjoy photographing and developing black and white portraits, though I am now embracing digital technology. I am a keen cricketer and represent my trust at games between institutions. 

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