Mr Shopon Saha

Qualifications

MB MS, FRCS (Edin), FRCS (Gen)

GMC number: 6082202

Practicing since: 1991

Specialties

General Surgery

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About

Mr Saha holds post as Consultant Upper GI and Laparoscopic Surgeon at the Countess of Chester NHS Foundation Trust, as well as at Nuffield Health, Chester.

He qualified from KMC Manipal, India in 1991 and gained post graduate degree (MS) in general surgery from KMC, Mangalore, India in 1995.

He gained vast experience in General surgery whilst serving at a Mission Hospital in India and as faculty in Laparoscopic surgery at Ethicon Centre in Mumbai in 2001.

He completed his Higher Surgical Training in Nottingham and Derby and awarded CCT in general and Upper GI surgery.

He also spent one year as Bariatric Fellow with Professor Kerrigan at Gravitas (Phoenix) Bariatric Surgery Unit gaining experience in full range of Bariatric surgery.

Mr Saha serves as Lead Clinician for Upper Gastro-Intestinal surgery (cancer and Biliary) at the Countess of Chester Hospital.

He has successfully established one stop Dyspepsia/reflux clinic and endoscopy at the Countess of Chester Hospital.

Mr. Saha is the appointed Surgical Tutor by the Royal College of Surgeons for the Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Educational supervisor for Higher Surgical trainees.

Personal interests

I enjoy singing and member of ‘Bhartiya Vrund Gaan’.

BVG is the first Indian Music adult choir of the UK.

BVG performs popular compositions of Indian music and songs written by well-known poets of India. These songs are based on Indian languages such as Sanskrit, Hindi, Gujarati, Bengali, Malayalam and Marathi, classical raga based compositions, Divine chants of Vedic tradition, songs of four seasons.

Enjoy touring with the BVG family and have performed at major venues in the UK including Wembley Arena.


Languages spoken

English, Hindi, Bengali, Kannada, Urdu

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Shopon Saha at Nuffield Health

  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
  • Gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy (or gastroscopy)
  • Hernia repair

Locations Mr Shopon Saha works with

Related experience

Memberships

  • Association of Upper GI Surgeons
  • Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Insurers Mr Shopon Saha works with

Mr Shopon Saha works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)

Declaration

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

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

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