Mr Arijit Mukherjee

Personal profile

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

He had been the Colorectal Lead for NHS Lanarkshire and Training lead for the Endoscopy unit at Hairmyres Hospital. Arijit is  actively involved in Undergraduate and postgraduate medical education and Higher surgical training in West of Scotland. He is an examiner for MRCS of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and Intercollegiate Speciality Board(FRCS).

Professional Memberships

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


Clinical Interests

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

He has published and presented articles in peer reviewed journals and scientific conferences on various aspects of Colorectal surgery and Psuedomyxoma peritonei.

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