Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Surgery & Cancer

Clinical Senior Lecturer in Bariatric Surgery



+44 (0)20 3312 6962s.purkayastha Website




1022Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Wing (QEQM)St Mary's Campus





Sanjay Purkayastha is a General Surgeon with a specialist interest in Bariatric & Upper GI Surgery.

His research interests are varied and include surgical education especially digital mobile technologies, clinical research in Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, assessing the health of heathcare organisations, single port laparoscopic surgery and surgical evidence synthesis.



Williams SP, Panigyraki A, Purkayastha S, et al., 2020, Defining a Healthy Organisation in Primary Care: A Qualitative Interview Study., Hosp Top, Pages:1-12

Zakka K, Erridge S, Chidambaram S, et al., 2020, Electrocautery, Diathermy, and Surgical Energy Devices: Are Surgical Teams at Risk During the COVID-19 Pandemic?, Ann Surg

Kamocka A, McGlone ER, Pérez-Pevida B, et al., 2020, Candy cane revision after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, Surgical Endoscopy, Vol:34, ISSN:0930-2794, Pages:2076-2081

Markar SR, Martin G, Penna M, et al., 2020, Changing the paradigm of surgical research during a pandemic., Annals of Surgery, ISSN:0003-4932

Erridge S, Purkayastha S, 2020, eLogbook in surgical training: Time to embrace video? An invited commentary on “Use of the eLogbook in surgical training in the United Kingdom: A nationwide survey and consensus recommendations from the Association of Surgeons in Trainingˮ, International Journal of Surgery, Vol:77, ISSN:1743-9191, Pages:114-115

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