Mr Sanjay Purkayastha: General surgery

Mr Sanjay Purkayastha

General surgery

  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Hepatobiliary
  • Lower GI surgery
  • Upper GI surgery

About me

Sanjay Purkayastha is a General Surgeon with a specialist interest in Bariatric & Upper GI Surgery.
He is also a Senior Lecturer in Bariatric Surgery at Imperial College London.

Areas of interest

Hernia Surgery: laparoscopic and open. Primary and recurrent hernias. Types of hernia surgery - Inguinal, femoral, paraumbilical, umbilical, incisional, port site, epigastric, sphigelian and lumbar hernias all approached both laparoscopically and open if necessary.
Gallbladder surgery: laparoscopic cholecystectomy
Anti-reflux surgery: for heart burn and hiatus hernias
Bariatric (weight loss) surgery: laparoscopic gastric bands, sleeve gastrectomies and gastric bypass surgeries.
Emergency general surgery - for appendicitis, bowel obstruction, hernias, small and large bowel pathologies and trauma.

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Procedures completed

  • H5100

    Haemorrhoidectomy (including sigmoidoscopy) - (5-50)


  • H0280

    Laparoscopic appendicectomy - (1-5)


  • J1880

    Laparoscopic cholecystectomy with peri-operative cholangiogram - (1-5)


  • T2400

    Repair of umbilical hernia (irrespective of age) - (1-5)


  • H5940

    Excision of pilonidal sinus and suture/skin graft - (1-5)


  • S4740

    Drainage of large subcutaneous abscess/haematoma - (1-5)


  • H6260

    Proctoscopy (+/- biopsy) - (1-5)


  • H0310

    Drainage of abscess of appendix or drainage of intra-abdominal abscess - (1-5)

  • G2331

    Laparoscopic repair of hiatus hernia with anti-reflux procedure (e.g. fundoplication) - (1-5)


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