In 1992, Mr Chatterjee qualified from the University of Calcutta, India. He then travelled to the UK to complete his basic surgical training in the Yorkshire region. After completing his FRCS, he became a research fellow at the Academic Surgical Unit in Hull and published several papers on MRI breast and sentinel node biopsy.
In addition, he completed higher surgical training in the North West deanery in where he worked on the breast ward at Nightingale Centre and Christie's Hospital, until 2004. He then became a national oncoplastic fellow at Sheffield Breast Unit.
In addition to his consultant roles, he is an enthusiastic educator. He is currently Honorary Senior Lecturer of University of Manchester and Edge Hill University. He has both taught and produced courses on implant based breast reconstruction. He has also lectured in many locations around the world including Singapore and Bangladesh. In the past he has been a foundation tutor and is now the lead for postgraduate trainees and principal investigator in national cancer trials in his breast unit.