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About Dr. Siddhartha Bhattacharya

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Dr. Siddhartha Bhattacharya is a well-known name in India for his experience as a Gastrointestinal, Bariatric and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeon. He has a glorious education record. He completed his MS in General Surgery from the Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research, Kolkata. He also did DNB in General Surgery along with it. Thereafter, he pursued training in Advanced Laparoscopy at Gem Hospital & Research Center, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. The training covered different subjects like Basic Laparoscopy, Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery, Laparoscopic Upper GI Surgery, Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery, Laparoscopic Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery and other minimal GI surgical procedures. After the successful completion of this training, he was awarded ‘Fellow of National Board (FNB) – Minimal Access Surgery’. He also completed 2 years of Fellowship as a Consultant in Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery from Gem Diabetes & Obesity Surgery Center.

He served as a Consultant for the Department of Minimal Invasive, Bariatric & Gastrointestinal Surgery in Gem Hospital, Coimbatore, from 2016 to 2018. At this center, which is the highest volume Bariatric Center in South India, he completed his 2 years fellowship in Bariatric Surgery alongside working as a consultant.

He gained vast experience in all types of bariatric surgeries while carrying out a large number of surgeries. From 2018 to 2019, he was the Lead Consultant at the Department of Minimal Invasive, Bariatric & GI Surgery in Gem Hospital, Chennai. At present, he is attached to the Department of Advanced Laparoscopic GI & Bariatric Surgery in Peerless Hospital, Kolkata as a Consultant. He is extremely popular as a laparoscopic surgeon in Kolkata.

He has authored multiple (more than 20) publications in reputed international journals and has also authored multiple chapters in various books in the field of Advanced Laparoscopy & Bariatric Surgery. He has also co-authored the book “Clinics in Bariatric & Metabolic surgery”, a one of its kind among the books in the field of Obesity Surgery, published in January 2019.


Experienced and proficient in the following surgeries:

  • Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
    • TEP – Total Extraperitoneal Pre-peritoneal Repair
    • TAPP – Transabdominal Pre-peritoneal Repair
  • Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair
    • IPOM Plus –Intraperitoneal onlay Mesh Repair
    • e-TEP-RS & TAR (newer procedures)
  • Bariatric Surgery (Experience of more than 200 cases of all kinds of bariatric procedures including revisions)
    • Single Incision (SILS) Bariatric Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
    • Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
    • Laparoscopic Mini Gastric Bypass
    • Laparoscopic Duodenojejunal Bypass
  • Laparoscopic Upper GI Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Heller’s Cardiomyotomy (Achalasia)
    • Laparoscopic Fundoplication (GERD)
    • Laparoscopic Trucalvagotomy gastrojejunostomy
    • Laparoscopic Duodenal Perforation Repair
    • Laparoscopic Gastrectomies (Stomach Cancer)
  • Laparoscopic Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary surgery
    • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy (Gall Stones)
    • Laparoscopic CBD Exploration (CBD Stones)
    • Laparoscopic Choledochal cyst excision
    • Laparoscopic Hydatid cyst surgeries
    • Laparoscopic Distal pancreatectomy (Pancreatic tumours)
  • Laparoscopic colorectal surgeries
    • Colon Cancer
    • Rectal Cancer
    • Rectal Prolapse
  • Miscellaneous
    • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
    • Emergency Laparoscopy
    • Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic Hernia Repair
    • Lap Appendicectomy

Awards & Honours


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  • Achieved 2nd rank with 73.4% marks in MS General Surgery in 2013 among candidates from 8 colleges under West Bengal University of Health Sciences.
  • Received “Best paper award (GOLD medal)” at AMASICON 2016 for presenting on ‘Applicability of ABCD score for remission of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus following Bariatric Surgery’
  • Received “Best paper award (GOLD medal)” at AMASICON 2017 for presenting on “Evolution and Standardisation of Techniques in Single-Incision Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery”
  • Received “Best paper award” at OSSICON 2018, Chennai


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  • Demonstrated live Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery at Bangladesh for the training of Bangladeshi surgeons in 2018
  • Demonstrated live Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy at the State Anesthesia conference at Chennai in 2019
  • Presented on “Impact of bariatric surgery on GERD: A comprehensive clinical trial” at the 7th International forum for Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery, Nanjing, China on 5th May 2019
  • Presented on “Bariatric Surgery: How it evolved” at TATA main hospital Jamshedpur in March 2019
  • Faculty talk at AMASICON 2019 (National conference of Minimal Access surgeons) at Nagpur
  • Debated as faculty at AIIMS at BARICON 2019 International conference
  • Training faculty in GEM bariatric training courses


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  • Presented on “Applicability of ABCD score for prediction of Type II Diabetes Mellitus remission after bariatric surgery in Indian population” in AMASICON 2016, Kolkata
  • Presented on “Effects of sleeve gastrectomy and gastric bypass on dyslipidaemia- An Indian experience” in the 10 best abstracts session in IFSO-APC 2017, Goa
  • Presented on “Concomitant intraperitoneal onlay mesh repair with endoscopic component separation and sleeve gastrectomy: World’s first report” in IFSO-APC 2017, Goa
  • Presented on “Evolution and Standardisation of Techniques in Single-Incision Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery” at AMASICON 2017, Kochi
  • Presented on “Long term results of sleeve gastrectomy and gastric bypass” at OSSICON 2018, Chennai
  • Presented on “ERAS in sleeve gastrectomy: Randomized clinical trial” at IFSO World Congress 2018, Dubai
  • Presented on Inguinal hernia in ASICON 2012, Kolkata
  • Presented on “Laparoscopic management of splenic torsion” in AMASICON 2015, Mumbai