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.



Reese, G E, Purkayastha, et al., Strictureplasty versus resection in small bowel Crohn’s Disease: an evaluation of short term outcomes and recurrence., European Society of Coloproctology

Tilney HS, Lovegrove RE, Purkayastha S, et al., Comparison of colonic stenting versus open surgery for malignant large bowel obstruction., SAGES

Leff D, Aggarwal R, Rana M, et al., RESIDENTS BEWARE: THE FIRST SHIFT SKILLS DRIFT, The Making of a Surgeon: ASGBI 2008

Tekkis PP, Purkayastha S, Hanna GB, et al., Predicting lymph node metastases in oesophageal and gastric surgery – a prospective multicentre study, Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland

Purkayastha S, Stone I, Gilbert J, Recurrent intussusception secondary to metastatic malignant melanoma., Clinical Section of Royal Society of Medicine (Chapter in Coloproctology)

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