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Biographical entry Sengupta, Dipankar (1936 - 2005)

MRCS and FRCS 1967; MB BS Calcutta 1958; LRCP 1967.

Bengal, India
28 July 2005
General Practitioner


Dipankar ‘Dip’ Sengupta was a general practitioner in Scarborough. He was born in Bengal and studied medicine in Calcutta. He went to England to specialise in surgery and completed a number of junior posts in London, Glasgow and Scarborough, including a registrar post in neurosurgery, in which he carried out research into cerebral blood-flow.

He entered general practice in Eastfield, Scarborough, in 1974, where he at once became a great favourite with his patients, and stimulated many changes in his practice.

In 1996 he suffered a dissecting aneurysm of the aorta, from which he survived. Predeceased by his wife, he died on 28 July 2005, leaving a son and daughter.

Sources used to compile this entry: [BMJ 2005 331 1027].

The Royal College of Surgeons of England