Mr Arijit Mukherjee

Personal profile

Arijit Mukherjee graduated from University of Calcutta, India in 1986 and completed his basic and higher surgical training in Ireland, the West of Scotland and in the South East Thames rotation (London Deanery). He subsequently has undertaken a Clinical Research fellowship in the Colorectal and Pseudomyxoma peritonei Unit at North Hampshire Hospital, Basingstoke.

Mr Mukherjee is the Colorectal Lead for NHS Lanarkshire, has been the training lead for the endoscopy unit at Hairmyres Hospital. Arijit is actively involved in Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Higher surgical training in West of Scotland and he is an examiner for MBChB and MRCS of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

Professional Memberships

  • The Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland
  • The Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
  • The European Society of Coloproctology 

Clinical Interests

He is a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon with  special interest in hernia surgery, open and laparoscopic assisted colorectal cancer surgery, diagnostic and therapeutic  colonoscopy, surgery for Inflammatory bowel disease, complex diverticular disease,non- excisional  management of haemorrhoidal disease (THD,Transanal Haemorrhoidal Dearterialisation- mucopexy)TAMIS, anal fistula and anal fissure surgery.

He has published articles on various aspects of colorectal surgery and psuedomyxoma peritonei.

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