Rangan Chatterjee

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Rangan Chatterjee
Born1977 (age 44–45)
EducationUniversity of Edinburgh Medical School
  • Doctor
  • author
  • broadcaster
Years active2001 (2001)–present
TelevisionDoctor in the House
Parent(s)Tarun Chatterjee (father)

Rangan Chatterjee (born 1977)[1] is a British physician, author, television presenter and podcaster. He is best known for his TV show Doctor in the House and for being the resident doctor on BBC Breakfast and as a regular commentator on BBC Radio.[2]

Early life[edit]

Chatterjee was raised in a medical family. His late father, Tarun Chatterjee, came to England from Kolkata, India in the 1960s and was a consultant in genito-urinary medicine at Manchester Royal Infirmary.[3] Chatterjee was a pupil at Manchester Grammar School from 1988 to 1995; then he attended the University of Edinburgh, where he studied Medicine and graduated in 2001 with an additional degree in immunology.[4]


Chatterjee was always interested in medicine, sport and music. He started learning four instruments at age eleven.[5] After graduation in 2001 he worked in Edinburgh for two years where he was planning to stay but moved back to Manchester to help his mother take care of his father who was ill at the time.[6] Now he is a pioneer in the emerging field of progressive medicine,[7] As well as his TV show Doctor in the House and being the resident doctor on BBC Breakfast, Chatterjee is a regular commentator on BBC Radio and writes for the Huffington Post and Top Santé.[8] In 2017 he came 8th in the Pulse Power 50 list of influential GPs.[9] Chatterjee hosts a podcast titled Feel Better, Live More.[10]


  • The 4 Pillar Plan Published on 28 December 2017[11]
  • The Stress Solution Released on 27 December 2018.[12]
  • Feel Better in 5 Released on 18 December 2019. [1]


Chatterjee is married to Vidhaata, a barrister,[13] and has two children.[14]


  1. ^ "Dr. Rangan date of birth". suejleonard.com.
  2. ^ "The Resident doctor on BBC One's Breakfast Show". telegraph.co.uk.
  3. ^ "Dr. Rangan's father". telegraphindia.com.
  4. ^ "The Manchester Grammar School". www.mgslife.org.
  5. ^ "Dr. Rangan first interests". suejleonard.com.
  6. ^ "Moving to Manchester and Dr.Turan's illness". suejleonard.com.
  7. ^ "A pioneer in the emerging field of progressive medicine". live.newscientist.com.
  8. ^ "TV and radio career". penguin.co.uk.
  9. ^ "8th in the Pulse Power 50 list for influential GPs in 2017". pulsetoday.co.uk.
  10. ^ "Feel better, live more". acast.com.
  11. ^ "The 4 Pillar Plan". penguin.co.uk.
  12. ^ "The Stress Solution Release date". amazon.co.uk.
  13. ^ Relative Values: the BBC’s Dr Rangan Chatterjee and his wife, Vidhaata thetimes.co.uk. Retrieved 16 November 2021.
  14. ^ "Dr. Rangan's family". suejleonard.com.

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