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Mr Chatterjee is a dual Neurosurgical and Orthopaedic, fellowship trained pure Spinal Specialist. He is an internationally accredited Spinal teacher, and a member of both British and North American Spine Societies. Specialist fields: minimally invasive 'keyhole' spinal surgery; non-fusion alternative surgery; spinal surgery in the elderly.

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Specialties and sub-specialties

Neurosurgery and Spinal Surgery
Elderly Spinal Treatments
Degenerative Lumbar Spinal Surgery
Degenerative Cervical Surgery

Professional profile

Mr Chatterjee graduated from Guy’s & St Thomas’s Hospital, London, initially training in spinal surgery at Oxford. He was awarded a Culyer Foundation research grant at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore where his research into bone regeneration gained a distinction. 

He was awarded a joint Neurosurgical and Orthopaedic Spinal Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England which he undertook in Norwich and Cambridge. He was appointed as a Consultant Spinal Surgeon in 2011 with an exclusively spinal practice undertaking all forms of adult spinal surgery. 

Among many achievements, he is a spinal advisor to the National Health Service, is a consultant editor of several spinal periodicals and reviews spinal papers for the JBJS amongst other journals. He is an International tutor for minimally invasive spinal surgery and has a particular passion for training junior spinal surgeons. 

He is President of Orthopaedics at the Royal Society of Medicine and is both a member of the British Association of Spinal Surgeons, where he resides on the education committee, and the North American Spine Society. He has been featured in several national newspaper articles for his expertise in spinal surgery

Clinical interests

  • 'Keyhole' Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery
  • Alternatives to fusion surgery
  • Spinal Regeneration and Biologics

Current posts

  • Consultant Spinal Surgeon
    The Royal Free Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Total Orthopaedics
    Consultant Spinal Surgeon
  • Harley Street Spine
    Clinical Director

Current teaching posts

  • Consultant Spinal Surgeon
    The Royal Free Hospitals NHS Trust
  • International Educator
    AO (Swiss) Spine
  • President of Orthopaedics
    The Royal Society of Medicine

Medical training

Year qualified 1995
  • Guys & St Thomas Hospitals 1995
  • University College Hospital 2001
  • The Royal College of Surgeons 2009

Languages spoken



Me and My Operation
Daily Mail
Mr Chatterjee was the surgeon featured in this article on a 'back implant that banishes pain AND keeps your spine flexible'.
Experts now say paracetamol doesn't work for bad backs. So what DOES?
Daily Mail
Mr Chatterjee is quoted in this article discussing the effect of painkillers on bad backs.

Personal interests

Married to Lisa in 2006, also a surgeon. Keen sportsman whenever he has time - Golf, Cricket, Rugby, Tennis just to name a few, and he also enjoys wine and dining with friends. But in his own words, “spending time with my daughters Rosalind (10) and Susannah (8) is best of all”.