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Mr Urjit Chatterji

Mr Urjit Chatterji

Orthopaedic Surgeon
BSc(Hons), MBBS(Hons), FRCS(Tr&Orth)

Practising at

Spire Leicester Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Urjit Chatterji at Spire include:

Orthopaedics

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Professional profile

I was appointed consultant orthopaedic and trauma surgeon at at University Hospitals of Leicester in 2005 with a particular interest in hip and complex knee surgery. I undertake all forms of knee replacement surgery from partial knee replacement through to complex revision knee surgery. A large part of my trauma practice is based on acute knee injuries. and their subsequent management, including ligament reconstruction and meniscal repair where required.

I am actively involved in research and lecture on revision (redo) knee replacement courses attended by international delegates.

I have published papers on hip and knee replacement and on returning to sport and activity following hip and knee replacement. I am regularly required to give opinions and treat patients from other orthopaedic consultants from hospitals outside the local region.

I am involved in the training of the next generation of surgeons and have held a senior management position in the orthopaedic department of one of the largest teaching hospitals in the country.

I studied medicine at the Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School (Imperial College) which is a part of the University of London. I was granted a prestigious medical research council award and graduated in physiology in 1990. I obtained my MBBS with distinction in surgery in 1993.

I became a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1997 and obtained my intercollegiate speciality orthopaedic fellowship FRCS (Trauma and Orth) in 2002. After gaining experience in orthopaedic surgery at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge, I undertook my higher surgical training through the University College Hospital Training Programme in London. I also underwent further subspecialty training as a Senior Fellow in Adelaide, Australia.


Clinical Interests

Knee surgery
Hip surgery
Sports injury
Soft tissue injuries
Osteoarthritis
Medico-legal

Special clinical interests: Minimally invasive hip and knee surgery. Computer navigated knee replacement surgery, knee ligament reconstruction.

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Qualification and professional memberships

Bsc (Hons) / University of London / 1990
Bachelor of Sciences

MBBS (Hons) (Lon) / University of London / 1993
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
Distinction in Surgery.

FRCS / London / 1997
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons

FRCS (Trauma and Orthopaedics) / London / 2002
Fellow of Royal college of Surgeons Intercollegiate Examinations in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery


Professional memberships

Royal College of Surgeons of England
General Medical Council (Specialist Register)
British Orthopaedic Association
British Hip Society
British Knee Society

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon, University Hospitals of Leicester

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Personal Profile

My main sporting interest is tennis and I also enjoy travel.

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Private contact details

Telephone 0116 265 3685
Private secretary Vaisshali Chatterji
Private secretary telephone 0116 270 5512
Private secretary email vaishalichatterji@gmail.com