Mr Vish Bhattacharya
Consultant General Surgeon
MB BS, FRCS (Glas & Edin), FRCS (Gen Surg)
I am a General and Vascular Surgeon at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Gateshead, and have been since 2002. I completed the Sauvage Vascular Fellowship in Seattle, USA from 1987 to 1989, and have trained in the Mersey and Northern Deanery.
I am an examiner for the FRCS Intercollegiate Specialty Board for Surgery. I have edited two 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.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Vish Bhattacharya at Spire include:
Spire Washington Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.
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
Consultant General and Vascular Surgeon, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead.