Mr. Sanjay Purkayastha BSc. (hons.), MBBS (hons.), MRCS (Eng), MD, FRCS (Gen Surg)

Consultant General, Upper GI & Bariatric Surgeon Senior Lecturer in Bariatric Surgery

Personal details

Date of birth: 19th October 1975 Nationality: British

Sex: Male Marital Status: Married with 2 children

Work address: Department of Academic Surgery, 10th Floor, St. Mary’s Hospital, Praed Street, London, W2 1NY. GMC registration number: 4733975 Member / Fellow of: Royal College of Surgeons (Eng), Association of Upper GI Surgeons, British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society, American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons, International Federation of Surgery for Obesity

Education

Secondary Education 1986 - 1994 Dulwich College, London SE21, UK. GCSEs: 12As; A-levels: 3As Undergraduate Education 1994 – 2000 St. Mary’s Hospital & Medical School at Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London. Intercalated B.Sc. Neuroscience (Upper second class), awarded 1997 (Imperial College, University of London). M.B.B.S. (hons.) awarded 2000. Post graduate Education 2000 - present Membership to the Royal College of Surgeons of England: M.R.C.S. (Eng.) awarded 2004. M.D. (Doctorate of Medicine) Imperial College, London, UK awarded 2008. FRCS (Gen Surg) 2010

Employment

2000-2001: Pre-registration house officer in Medicine and Surgery 2001-2004: Senior house officer, Surgical Rotation at St. Mary’s Hospital, London Accident & Emergency, Orthopaedics; Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Colorectal Surgery 2004-2006: Clinical Research Fellow, Imperial College. 2006-2012: Specialist Registrar, General Surgery, North West Thames Rotation, London; & Clinical Lecturer in Surgery, Imperial College, London, UK. April 2012 – December 2013: Locum Consultant General & Bariatric Surgeon, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, St Mary’s Hospital Paddington, London, UK December 2013 – present: Senior Lecturer in Bariatric Surgery & Consultant General & Bariatric Surgeon, Imperial College, London. September 2018 – present: Honorary consultant Bariatric Surgeon, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital

Awards

Proxime Accesit for the University of London gold medal for Batchelor of Medicine & Batchelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S). 2000. Norman Tanner Prize and Medal 2005 (Surgery Section, Royal Society of Medicine). Finalist for the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland 2006 poster competition. Excellence in teaching award 2005, Department of Biosurgery & Surgical Technology, Imperial College, London. Excellence in teaching award 2006, College Award, Imperial College, London. Imperial College Teaching Fellowship awarded 2006 - a panel of academic staff awarded the fellowship based on the quality, organisation and presentation of teaching delivered. Highest impact factor publication award, Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College, December 2006. “Class of 2007” Award: awarded by the Final MBBS students of the Imperial School of Medicine for Surgical teaching for the year 2006-2007. Excellence in teaching award 2007, College Award, Imperial College, London. OSC&Rs (Outstanding Service Care and Research Awards) Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust – Highly Commended. August 2009

October 2018

Awards continued

Clinical Excellence Award – Excellence in Patient Care, 2008 & 2010, Department of BioSurgery & Surgical Technology, Imperial College, London. In recognition of individual behaviour or results beyond normal job and performance expectations. Nominated for Distinction for M.D. thesis, 2008, Imperial College, University of London. Excellence Award – Excellence in Patient Care, 2008, Department of Biosurgery & Surgical Technology, Imperial College, London. In recognition of individual behaviour or results beyond normal job and performance expectations. OSC&Rs (Outstanding Service Care and Research Awards) Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust – Highly Commended. August 2009 SILS (Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery) Master Class: Invited as only non-consultant grade on the European Faculty by Covidien, October 2009. Nominated for BMJ Junior Doctor of the year Award 2010 Award for Clinical Excellence. Division of Surgery, Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College, December 2010. Award for Excellence in patient care, Division of Surgery, Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College, December 2012 Athena Swan Award, Imperial College 2016 Undergraduate Excellence in Teaching, Imperial College, 2017 I want great care national patient award for 5 star clinical care, 2017

Teaching /educational achievements at/for Imperial

1) Surgical tutor for M.B.B.S. finals 2002 – present. Imperial College School of Medicine: using multi-media presentation for the teaching of viva technique, clinical skills, presentation and application of diagnostic and therapeutic skills. This has also included small group and bed side teaching as well as a ten week lecture based teaching programme to help establish the correlation for students between factual knowledge and clinical skills for Final MBBS. 2) Anatomy demonstrator, 2002, Imperial College, School of Medicine. Teaching during prosection and dissection. 3) Undergraduate clinical lectures for Surgery 2004 to present, Imperial College, School of Medicine. 4) UG firm lead for year 3 and 6 students 5)Organising and running of the clinical surgical examinations for final MBBS 2005-2011 Imperial College, School of Medicine. I organized and ran the PACES part of the final Surgical examinations, including patient recruitment, formulating an examination booklet for the examiners and ensuring the smooth running of the examinations on the day. 6)PRHO / F1 teaching: I am regularly involved in delivering lecture based teaching for this cohort of newly qualified doctors at St. Mary’s Hospital as part of their “bleep free teaching”. 7)RCS (Eng) Basic Surgical Skills Course at St. Mary’s Hospital London 2004 – I was asked to assist as part of the faculty for this Royal College Course. 8)MRCS teaching for surgical SHOs St. Mary’s Hospital 2005. I have organized, run and delivered a lecture-based course for SHOs at St. Mary’s Hospital since August 2004. I have been asked to continue this for the 2005-6 period. 9) Excellence in teaching award 2005, Department of Biosurgery & Surgical Technology, Imperial College, London. 10)Delivery of Remote Presence teaching ward rounds March 2006. This enabled teaching ward round-type clinical teaching to approximately 250 final year and third year medical students which generated unanimous positive feed-back. 11)PACES skills for Surgery final MBBS lectures: 2005-2015. This one day lecture course is attended by approximately 300 students. 12)I have participate regularly MRCS Clinical skills teaching for an independent course for post-graduate candidates. 13)PACES revision course for MBBS Surgery finals 2007 & 2008: a seven week undergraduate course for Imperial College medical students outlining the techniques, knowledge and skills base required to complete final MBBS in surgery. 14)Ebel scoring and revising the MBBS finals examination paper in Surgery for Imperial College, School of Medicine. 15)Surgical mentor for 3rd year medical students undertaking their surgery firms at St. Mary’s Hospital Campus. 16)I was the Course Lead for the new three week course “Introduction to Clinical Practice” for the third year medical students at Imperial. I have constructed this course and delivered this in November - December 2009 & 2010 and it is still part of the curriculum to this date 17)Examiner for Surgery MBBS PACES examination at Imperial College 2010-present both for primary and re-take candidates 18)Supervisor to PhD, MSc, Masters in Health Policy and BSc students 19)Unit training lead for general surgery at ICNHSHT 20)Imperial College Teaching Fellowship awarded 2006 - a panel of academic staff awarded the fellowship based on the quality, organisation and presentation of teaching delivered – please also see other teaching related awards 21)Educational supervisor to FY1/2, CT and ST trainees 22)Clinical supervisor to FY1/2, CT and ST trainees 23)Examiner for CT annual examinations (SITE exams) 24)Mentor for ANPs in Surgery at ICHNHST 25)Faculty of surgical courses: Bariatric Cadaveric Course (NineWells, Dundee), Definitive Surgical Trauma Skills (RCS Eng), SORTED (Surgery for obesity, registrar education) Course.

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Research Grants

Awarded from Department of Health for work related to “Which elective surgical procedures can be safely and appropriately carried out in a treatment centre setting and by which healthcare professionals” (2004): £34,000 co P.I.with Professor Sir Ara Darzi Engaging with Quality”, Health Foundation grant for quality in health care research in diagnostics for Colorectal Cancer (2004): £300,000 P.I.: Mr. Paris Tekkis Centre for innovation & training for elective care (CITEC) grant awarded by the Department of Health: £1,750,000 Co P.I. with Professor Sir Ara Darzi Clinical Fellows award from Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust to fund 3 Clinical Innovation Fellows - years (2009-present): £146, 270 per annum, P.I.s Professor the Lord Darzi. & S. Purkayastha Therasim Grant: £2,045,798.72. Web-based simulation tool for construction and delivery of evidence based medical and surgical tool kit for education of under- and post graduates. January 2010 Co-PIs: S.Purkayastha & Professor the Lord Darzi Design and implementation of mobile software platform to improve data capture and quality of care across the patient pathway. PI: Ara Darzi; Co-Is: S.Purkayastha & D.King. Funder: NIHR-BRC. Total award- £149,164.36. Started March 2013. Quantified-self for obesity: Physical activity behaviour sensing to improve health outcomes from surgery for severe obesity. PI: Ara Darzi, Co-I’s D.Taylor, S.Purkayastha - £ 268160.06. March 2014. NIHR Imperial Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) Funding Award: i-Transform: Imperial College Tier 3 Referral, Access, Navigation Support for Obesity Related Management. An mHealth delivered Tier 3 service for weight loss management (community delivered/hospital supervised); PI: S.Purkayastha - £37,988 – April 2014 NIHR Imperial Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) Funding Award: Precision Bariatric Surgery: A Prospective Pilot Study of weight loss prediction using targeted bile acid hydrolase analysis. – PI: S.Purkayastha £39,630- November 2015 &16 Digital surgery fellow – 3 years fully funded clinical research fellow – grant for £275,000 – September 2018, PI: S.Purkayastha

Other achievements

Publications: over 150 peer reviewed MEDLINE publications; more than 20 book chapters in surgical text books; 1 book “Hospital Surgery”, Cambridge Press; 1 multimedia interactive CD-ROM; 3 reports for national healthcare organisations Presentations: Over 50 National / international surgical presentations to scientific audiences Interactive multimedia: Cofounder of Touch Surgery platform launched May 2012 on the Apple app store, now has >5 million users. Languages: English and Bengali Studentship: With the expert Surgical Advisors for the Health Select Committee enquiry into the funding, development and role of the Independent Sector Treatment Centres. House of Commons, London, 2006. Part of the team that worked together for the Healthcare for London report for the NHS review published by Lord Darzi in 2007. Supervised 6 BSc, 2 MSc and 1 PhD student(s); currently supervising 4 PhD students. Robotic Surgery: first surgical team to carry our Da Vinci assisted bariatric surgery; first surgeon to complete training and operate in the UK with the Senhance robotic system. Diaport System: first surgeon to use Diaport intra-peritoneal delivery systems for patients with Type 1 diabetes 2016 Eversense: first surgeon to use this implantable technology for diabetes management, 2017 Co-founder of Touch Surgery 2011-present: the world’s only fully mobile digital platform for teaching surgery outside the operating room (2 million users worldwide and growing). Appointed as clinical director for Imperial Private Healthcare for the Lindo Wing – July 2018 Digital Surgery: First surgeon globally to use artificial intelligence and machine learning systems live in the OR at the time of surgery - 2018

Common Surgical Procedures Performed:

Upper GI Surgery & Bariatric Surgery: Laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery & fundoplication Laparoscopic Heller’s Cardiomyotomy Laparoscopic adjustable gastric band, Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, Laparoscopic gastric bypass (MGB and Roux-en-y) Laparoscopic and open revisional bariatric surgery Intra-gastric balloon placement

General Surgery: Open and laparoscopic hernia repairs

-inguinal, umbilical & para-umbilical, femoral, incisional, epigastric and other ventral hernias Laparoscopic cholecystectomy, appendicectomy, gastrectomy and splenectomy Open and laparoscopic colectomy Trauma and major trauma intervention and surgery Robotic surgery for the above with Da Vinci and Senhance Systems

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Current NHS weekly clinical commitment: Bariatric Clinic General Surgery Clinic All day operating lists Bariatric MDT Consultant of the Week rota General Surgery and Trauma on call

October 2018