Dr. TK Chattopadhyay graduated in Medicine from Calcutta University after which he joined AIIMS, New Delhi for postgraduation in surgery. Subsequent to successful completion of postgraduation, Dr Chattopadhyay was inducted as a faculty in the Department of Surgery at AIIMS. He subsequently became the head of the department. Considering his deep interest in the field of GI Surgery, he was asked to head the department of GI Surgery. He served the department for 16 long years as head of the department.
He has interest in the diseases of the oesophagus, portal hypertension, ulcerative colitis, pancreatic cancer, disease of the liver and biliary tract to name a few. He was involved in the first cadaveric liver transplantation at AIIMS. He has published nearly 200 research papers in various national and international journals. He has presented papers in various conferences in India and abroad. He is recipient of the prestigious S R Joglekar gold medal for the best paper published in the Indian Journal of Surgery in 1985. He was chosen to deliver the prestigious Col. Pandalai oration in ASI 2010. He is the founding member of Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology. He went to become its Secretary and President. He was also a visiting professor of School of medicine, Creighton University. After serving the AIIMS for nearly 40 years, he joined ILBS as Senior Professor of HPB Surgery in 2010.
Number of publications
Total Number of publications (till date): 205
Total Number of publications in 2018: 5
• Total Number of publications in 2016: 4
Chaired multiple sessions in IASG Kolkata; 2013.
Delivered a lecture on liver transplantation in India in Malda under the aegis of WB state chapter of ASI.
Delivered a lecture on relative merits of laparoscopic versus open conventional approached for Ca Rectum under the aegis of Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Foundation
Conducted a CPC in AIIMS in October, 2013.
Posters accepted at National Conference of Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology; Kolkata, India, 2013.
Post Shunt Myelopathy in NCPH: A Unique and challenging undertaking.
TIPS: A novel use for reducing morbidity after surgery for extra-hepatic intra-abdominal malignancy in patients with cirrhosis.
Hepatectomy for giant embryonal sarcoma in a pediatric patient
Pancreaticoduodenectomy in circumportal pancreas
Surgery for Walled Off Pancreatic Necrosis.
Poster on “Successful Revascularization of Early Asymptomatic Hepatic Artery Thrombosis after Right Lobe Adult to Adult Living Related Liver Transplantation” accepted at International Liver Transplant Society ,19th annual international congress, Sydney