Mr Sandip Sarkar FRCS; MA; PhD. Consultant Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon Barts Health NHS Trust, Clinical Lead for Vascular Education and Research Barts Heart Cardiovascular Centre

Mr. Sarkar is a Consultant Vascular Surgeon with a sub-specialty interest in diabetic foot, complex wounds and limb salvage surgery. He qualified in Cambridge and London before undertaking General Surgical Training in Northeast Thames. He is a member of the  complex diabetic foot MDT at the Royal London Hospital,incorporating the UK's largest renal dialysis  service. He invented the SUSPECT diabetic foot management and training tool.

He is a Principle Investigator for the  BASIL-2 below-the-knee revascularisation trial and Chief Investigator for the RAPID trial of Platelet-Rich Plasma for non-healing diabetic foot wounds. He is also the Vascular Subspecialty lead for  the  North Thames sector at the  National Institute for Health Research. His other roles include Lead for Vascular Research and Education at the  Barts Heart Cardiovascular Centre; Deputy Director of the Waltham Forest and East London Aortic Aneurysm Screening Programme and Director of the  Royal College of Surgeons  Basic Surgical Skills Course.


  • KEY DATES
  • Closed for entry
  • Nomination deadline:
    People's Award extended until
    29 August
  • Voting deadline:
    Diabetes Healthcare Professional of the Year – 1 September
    Outstanding Educator of the Year –
    1 September
  • Judging day: Tuesday 18 July
  • Finalists notification: Tuesday 1 August – Friday 4 August
  • Awards presentation:
    Thursday 12 October at Sanofi UK & Ireland headquarters in Guildford, Surrey
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