Doctor Chatterjee is a cardiologist and vascular specialist who has practiced in London, Kentucky for the past 30 years. He was the first invasive cardiologist in this area as well as the first vein specialist.
Having obtained his medical degree in India. He came to the United States as a visiting scholar of the Government of India, to do research at Northwestern University and at the University of Chicago in the field of kidney disease. Having his heart set on practicing Cardiology, he completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. Upon completion he completed his fellowship in Cardiovascular Medicine in Los Angeles, California.
While he could have gone to any big city in the United States with his excellent credentials, he elected to go to London, Kentucky because of a unique opportunity to pioneer a new Heart Program due to Southeastern Kentucky having one of the highest incidences of heart disease. Prior to this, he worked in cities like Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles. He started the heart programs of the following hospitals in the area.- St. Joseph London, Baptist Health, Corbin and Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset Kentucky. He was involved in a major motor vehicle accident in 1994 along with his entire family. Even with extensive injuries, he still persisted in running his practice ” on crutches” and maintained his invasive and noninvasive skills. Starting from a single member practice, his practice developed into a practice of 14 cardiologists, the largest single specialty group in southeastern Kentucky. St. Joseph London Hospital was voted one of the top 50 heart hospitals in the country along with hospitals like Mayo Clinic and Cleveland Clinic.
In 2013, he decided to start a new solo practice, offering a new treatment procedure for vein disease while continuing his care of cardiac patients. It was difficult to restart a new practice just by himself. He had the assistance of some of the best para-clinical help in the local area. His talented group of assistants, along with a very talented ultrasound technologist helped him establish a successful practice. Dr. Chatterjee is board certified in Internal medicine, Cardiovascular medicine and in Diagnostic Vascular ultrasound.
Dr. Chatterjee has continued serving the people of Southeastern Kentucky. He is dedicated to bringing the very best in Heart and Vascular treatment to the community. Just ask any of his patients.