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

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Professional profile

The bulk of my training has been in the Mersey region and the North-east, in addition to the two years I spent as a clinical vascular fellow in Seattle. I am a general surgeon with vascular interest.

I perform a wide range of operations including hernia repair, varicose veins, peripheral artery bypass for ischaemia, laparoscopic surgery and endoscopy besides more complex carotid and aortic aneurysm surgery. I also offer treatments for varicose veins using foam sclerotherapy and VNUS ablation under local anaesthesia. The latter version involves placing a special catheter into the diseased vein under ultrasound guidance. The tiny catheter powered by radiofrequency energy delivers heat to the vein wall thus shrinking and sealing it. The blood is rerouted to other healthy veins. A compression bandage is applied and you will be back to work within days.

Clinical Interests

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

Private contact details

Telephone 0191 418 8636
Private secretary Samantha Grainger
Private secretary fax 01191 417 6573
Private secretary email
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Qualification and professional memberships

MB BS / Savitribai Phule Pune University / 1985
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

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Current NHS posts

Consultant General and Vascular Surgeon, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead

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