Mr Sudipta Purkayastha: Trauma & orthopaedic surgery
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Mr Sudipta Purkayastha

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

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About me

After qualifying in 1969 and obtaining a Masters Degree in general surgery, I worked as a Specialist General Surgeon; in India and then Iran until 1979. I then settled in the UK, gaining significant experience and training in orthopaedics along with two Fellowships from The Royal Colleges and a further Masters Degree from London University.



Other than general orthopaedic surgery, my special interest lies in lower limb surgery. This includes arthroscopies, replacement of ankle and toe joints and correction of various deformities of the foot. It gives me enormous satisfaction to see the physical and emotional changes these procedures bring to my patients. I also practice paediatric orthopaedics.



I devote a considerable amount of my time to teaching and training (both in the UK and abroad) undergraduate/postgraduate doctors, GP's and paramedic staff.



By way of relaxation, one of my great passions is poetry which I have been reading and writing since childhood. My wife and I also share a love of travelling.

Areas of interest

Ankle, foot, hip and knee surgery, medico-legal.

Trauma in children over 2 yrs only

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Procedures completed

  • W9040

    Injection(s), +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa or soft tissue - (1-5)

  • S7010

    Wedge excision or avulsion of nail (including chemical ablation of nail bed) - (1-5)

    Spire Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

  • W9030

    Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa or soft tissue, with image guidance - (1-5)

    Spire Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

  • W7980

    Metatarsal osteotomy (eg Scarf) for hallux valgus, +/- internal fixation and soft tissue correction-bilateral - (1-5)

  • W0300

    Multiple procedure on forefoot, distal to and including the tarsometatarsal joints, which involves at least two distinct procedures not intrinsic to each other - (1-5)

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