Mr Vish Bhattacharya

Mr Vish Bhattacharya

General surgery 04004596


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  • Open Referral network
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Vascular surgery


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  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

I am a consultant in general upper GI and vascular surgery at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Gateshead since April 2002.
I am the Associate Medical Director (Safety and Quality) at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in Gateshead
I was the Clinical Lead in Surgery from 2007 to 2017 and Associate Medical Director (
patient safety and quality) from 2017 till date

I am an Associate Clinical Lecturer at Newcastle University
I have done the majority of my registrar training in the North East and Mersey Deanery.
I have also done a two year vascular surgery fellowship from Seattle, Washington, USA prior to my consultant post.
I have done my basic surgical training in the North West.

Areas of interest

Keyhole surgery to remove gall bladde (laparoscopic cholecystectomy)r: Keyhole and open surgery for inguinal hernia; Varicose vein surgery; Radiofrequency ablation for varicose veins (minimally invasive);Repair of incisional and paraumbilical hernias; Keyhole surgery for hyperhidrosis (excess sweating)

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