Mr Dipankar Chattopadhyay is a highly-experienced consultant surgeon with a speciality in general and benign upper GI (gastrointestinal) surgery, based in Bedford. He offers clinics at the Bridges Clinic for private patients, at Bedford Hospital, and at BMI The Manor Hospital in Biddenham, Bedford.
His areas of special interest include laparoscopic repair of hiatal hernia, anti-acid reflux surgery, laparoscopic and open repair of incisional and ventral herniae, laparoscopic and open repair of inguinal and femoral herniae.
Mr Chattopadhyay came to the UK after graduating from Calcutta University and completing his postgraduate MBBS (Master of Medicine and Master of Surgery) at Aligarch University in India. He completed further training and research at Freeman Hospital liver unit and Newcastle University where he received the postgraduate MD (Doctor of Medicine) for his research paper 'Application of proteomics and genomics in the management of Hepatocellular Cancer'.
He became a consultant at Bridges Clinic at Bedford Hospital in 2015 and joined the The Manor Hospital in 2016. Further roles as a clinical lead, sepsis lead in surgery and an educational supervisor for surgical trainees illustrate Mr Chattopadhyay's expertise. Furthermore, his research has been published widely on various pathologies including some of his specialty interests such as hernias and upper GI surgery.