Gautam Das qualified from Medical College, Calcutta in 1975, completed Master of Surgery, and came to England in 1979. He was admitted to the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1981. Gautam was awarded the Surgeon-in-Training Medal of the College in 1988, before going on to obtain the Specialist FRCS(Urology). In 1990, he was appointed Consultant Urological Surgeon in Croydon until his retirement in June 2016. From 2005 to 2010, Gautam was also a Pelvic Cancer Surgeon at St George's Hospital, London. He remains a Trustee-Director of the South East England Cancer Help Centre.
His candid book reveals the psychological highs and lows of life in one of medicine's top jobs * Daily Mirror * Surgeons are real people too, with emotions and frailties that usually remain hidden behind those sterile surgical masks * Belfast Telegraph *