Mr Sanjay Purkayastha
BSc MBBS MD FRCS
Laparoscopic, General and Bariatric Surgeon
Private Medical Care:
General & gastroenterological surgery
Bariatric / weight loss surgery
Emergency abdominal conditions / surgery
B.Sc. 1997, Imperial College
M.B.B.S 2000, Imperial College
M.R.C.S. (Eng.) 2004, Royal College of Surgeons of England.
M.D. 2008, London University, Imperial College, UK.
F.R.C.S. (Gen Surg) 2011, Intercollegiate Speciality Boards, UK.
Scholarship for secondary education, Dulwich College (1986).
Vandervell Foundation Elective Award (1998).
Honours awarded for M.B.B.S. (2000):
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Merit awarded for M.B.B.S. (2000):
Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics
Proxime Accesit for the University of London gold medal for M.B.B.S. (2000).
Norman Tanner Prize and Medal 2005 (Surgery Section, Royal Society of Medicine).
Finalist for the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland 2006 poster
Highest impact factor publication award, Department of Biosurgery and Surgical
Technology, Imperial College, December 2006.
Nominated for Distinction for M.D. thesis, 2008, University of London.
Excellence in teaching award 2005, Department of Biosurgery & Surgical Technology, Imperial College, London.
Excellence in teaching award 2006, College Award, Imperial College, London.
Imperial College Teaching Fellowship awarded 2006 - a panel of academic staff awarded the fellowship based on the quality, organisation and presentation of teaching delivered.
“Class of 2007” Award: awarded by the Final MBBS students of the Imperial School of Medicine for Surgical teaching for the year 2006-2007.
Excellence in teaching award 2007, College Award, Imperial College, London.
Excellence in teaching award 2009, Department of Biosurgery & Surgical
Technology, Imperial College, London.
Excellence Award – Excellence in Patient Care, 2008, Department of Biosurgery & Surgical Technology, Imperial College, London. In recognition of individual behaviour or results beyond normal job and performance expectations.
OSC&Rs (Outstanding Service Care and Research Awards) Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust – Highly Commended. August 2009
SILS (Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery) Master Class: Invited as only nonconsultant grade on the European Faculty by Covidien, October 2009.
Nominated for BMJ Junior Doctor of the year Award 2010
Award for Clinical Excellence. Division of Surgery, Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College, December 2010.
Award for Excellence in patient care, Division of Surgery, Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College, December 2012
Please note, most insurance policies in the UK do not cover weight-loss surgery. However, we will do our utmost to provide the best package for you should you choose to have your surgery with us.