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I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for making my life worth living again. I want to make sure you know how massively I appreciate your work on my back and how I got to benefit from your knowledge, experience and skills.
RP – October 2019
I have developed a specialist practice focusing on the traumatic and degenerative aspects of spinal surgery. I offer treatment for a whole variety of spinal problems. In cervical (neck) and lumbar (lower back) regions, I treat simple and complex spinal problems with a variety of techniques including microdiscectomy, decompression of the spine, spinal fusion and disc replacements.
I also offer the very latest techniques in spinal surgery including minimally invasive (keyhole) surgery, vertebroplasty, and non fusion technology for back pain in order to treat your condition with the least damage to your own tissues. Complimenting my surgical procedures, I offer a wide variety of injection techniques for the treatment of spinal pain.
The philosophy of my treatments are twofold. I always try to help my patients without surgery where possible. If surgery is required, I use minimally invasive (keyhole) techniques to allow quicker recovery and lessen the discomfort.
MR BOB CHATTERJEE
Mr Bob Chatterjee MBBS MRCS MSc(Distinction) FRCS(Tr&Orth)
Consultant Spinal Surgeon
Mr Bob Chatterjee undertakes all forms of spinal surgery from skull to pelvis and specialises in minimally invasive ‘keyhole surgery’ and spinal treatment in for all ages.
Mr Chatterjee is also part of Total Orthopaedics, is the Director of the Spinal Unit at Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth and is a spinal surgeon at the London Clinic.
He believes in his patients not only understanding their back but also being aware of all the non-surgical as well as the operative treatment options. He works with outstanding physiotherapists, osteopaths, chiropractors, naturopaths and pain management specialists in a team based approach to find the right solutions. Every single patient gets the same level of attention as he would give for any member of his own family.
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 and did his neurosurgical training in Cambridge. He was appointed as a Consultant Spinal Surgeon at the Royal Free Hospitals NHS Trust 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 currently President for the Royal Society of Medicine (Orthopaedic section).
He is a tutor for minimally invasive spinal surgery and has a passion for training junior spinal surgeons. He is a UK tutor for AO Spine (Swiss International Standards for Spinal Surgery).
He has both appeared and written widely for the media and has been featured in several national newspaper articles for his expertise in spinal surgery. He also contributes regularly to spinal health and well-being magazines.
List of affiliations
Clinical Director of Harley Street Spine
Chief of Spinal Surgery at the Hospital of St. John’s and St. Elizabeth
Spinal consultant at Total Orthopaedics
President Royal Society of Medicine (Orthopaedic section)
British Association of Spinal Surgeons
AO spine UK Tutor
North American Spine Society
Society for Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery
Spinal Advisor to NHS Choices
Editor Spinal Surgery News
The London Clinic
5 Devonshire Place
Mrs Sue Purdie
Tel: 01707 690349
Fax: 01707 690349
Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth
60 Grove End Road
St John's Wood