Mr Dipankar Mukherjee


FRCS (Glas), FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Gen), MBBS, MS, DNB

GMC number: 4527770

Practising since: 1988


General Surgery

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Mr Dipanker Mukherjee is a Consultant General Surgeon at Nuffield Health Brentwood Hospital.  He specialises in:
  • Laparoscopic Antireflux surgery & hiatus hernia repair
  • Laparoscpic cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic hernia Repair
  • Emergency & Elective GI Surgery
  • Gastro oesophageal diseases (Cancer, Reflux disease, Barretts )
  • Endoscopy
  • Colorectal surgery

Mr Mukherjee qualified in India in 1988 from the oldest, and at that time arguably one of the most prestigious medical college in Asia, Calcutta Medical College. 

Mr Mukherjee was recipient of many awards as an undergraduate student and was topper in the University of Calcutta (serving a population of 100 million) in the Examination of MS (Master of Surgery).  He also obtained a higher diploma in Surgery from the National Board of Examination of New Delhi. Only very few higher surgical trainees obtained this diploma in a country of 1 billion.
Mr Mukherjee arrived in the UK in 1994 and obtained his FRCS diploma after only 6 months while doing full time work in the NHS. He continued to train in General and GI Surgery and subsequently in the subspecialty of Upper Gastrointestinal and Laparoscopic Surgery and trained in some of the best hospitals in the country gaining experience of fundamental as well as clinical research.
Mr Mukherjee has a wealth of surgical experience and is an expert in digestive and laparoscopic Surgery. He's also a trainer and teacher and believes passionately in ethical surgical practice.

Mr Mukherjee was appointed as a Consultant Surgeon at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust in 2003.

Mr Mukherjee clinical work involves major oesophagogastric and colon cancer resections and  complex laparoscopic surgery. He performs a substantial number of upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopies and participates in day case surgery. 

Other interests

Cricket, literature, current affairs, ancient history, travelling

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Dipankar Mukherjee at Nuffield Health

  • Colorectal screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroscopy (or gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy)
  • Diagnostic endoscopy
  • Hernia repair

Locations Mr Dipankar Mukherjee works with

Related experience


  • Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons
  • Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons
  • Royal College of Surgeons
  • North East London Tumour Network Board

Other posts held

  • Clinical Director for General surgery, Urology & Day surgery at Barking, Havering & Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Consultant Upper GI Laparoscopic Surgeon,
  • Regional Oesophagogastric Cancer Centre
  • Clinic Governance Lead in General Surgery
  • BHR University Hospital Infection Control Champion
  • Higher Surgical Trainer London Deanery
  • Undergraduate teacher and trainer, Barts & London Medical School


Mr Dipankar Mukherjee does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Dipankar Mukherjee does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Dipankar Mukherjee does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.