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Mr Bob Chatterjee

Mr Bob Chatterjee

Mr Bob Chatterjee

Qualifications: MBBS, MRCS, MSc(Distinction), FRCS(Tr&Orth)

Expertise: Lumbar Decompression and Fusion, discectomy, vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty, cervical decompression and fusion, disc replacement and spinal injections, Spinal trauma, spinal problems in the elderly, minimally invasive Keyhole Spinal Surgery.

NHS: Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust (Barnet & Chase Farm Hospitals)

Memberships: British Association of Spinal Surgeons, President Elect Royal Society of Medicine (Orthopaedic section)

Telephone Number: 020 3370 1030

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Consultant Biography

Mr Bob Chatterjee is a full time Specialist Consultant Spinal Surgeon practising in London. He specialises in both the latest ‘keyhole’ techniques in Spinal Surgery but also pioneers non-fusion surgery for low back disorders. His philosophy is that finding the cause of spinal problems and explaining that succinctly to patients is the foundation of good treatment. He believes in his patients not only understanding their back but also being aware of all the non-surgical as well as the operative treatment options. He works with outstanding physiotherapists, osteopaths, chiropractors, naturopaths and pain management specialists in a team based approach so find the right solutions. Every single patient gets the same level of attention as he would give for any member of his own family.

Mr Bob Chatterjee graduated from Guy’s & St Thomas’s Hospital, London, in 1995, initially training in spinal surgery at Oxford. He was awarded a Culyer Foundation research grant at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore where his research into bone regeneration gained a distinction.

He was awarded a joint Neurosurgical and Orthopaedic Spinal Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England and did his neurosurgical training in Cambridge. He was appointed as a Consultant Spinal Surgeon at the Royal Free Hospitals NHS Trust with an exclusively spinal practice undertaking all forms of adult spinal surgery. Among many achievements, he is a spinal advisor to the National Health Service (2012), is a consultant editor of several spinal periodicals and currently President for the Royal Society of Medicine (Orthopaedic section).
He is a tutor for minimally invasive spinal surgery and has a passion for training junior spinal surgeons. As of 2017, he is a UK tutor for AO Spine (Swiss International Standards for Spinal Surgery)

Mr Bob Chatterjee has both appeared and written widely for the media. He has been featured in several national newspaper articles for his expertise in spinal surgery. He also contributes regularly to spinal health and well-being magazines.

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