Mr Dev Bhattacharyya qualified as Bachelor of Medicine (MB) and Bachelor of Surgery (BS) in 1993, in India. He became a Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1998. He then trained as a Neurosurgeon in Yorkshire, mainly in the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals with further training in Germany and the United States. He was appointed Consultant in Neurosurgery in Sheffield in 2007 and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Sheffield University.
He is also closely involved in teaching and training of Neurosugeons as well as junior doctors, being Foundation Programme Director at the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals.
He has presented many papers at national and international neurosurgery meetings.