Professor Bhaskar Dasgupta is a Consultant Rheumatologist. Dasgupta originally trained in rheumatology at Guy's Hospital and has been a Consultant Rheumatologist for 30 years at Southend. Dasgupta is the head of the rheumatology and clinical director of research and audit at Southend University Hospital. Dasgupta is responsible for founding modern rheumatology services in Southend and Essex. Dasgupta also holds an honorary professorship at Essex University and a visiting professorship at Anglia Ruskin University
Dasgupta's interests include Back pain, Connective tissue disease, Enteropathic arthritis, Fibromyalgia and widespread pain, Gout, Inflammatory rheumatic disorders, Metabolic bone diseases, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis and fragility fractures, Polymyalgia rheumatic and giant cell arteritis, Psoriatic arthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis, Soft tissue rheumatism, Spondyloarthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis, Osteoporosis, Connective tissue disease, Osteoarthritis, Paget's disease, Giant Cell Arteritis, Lupus, Vasculitis and Musculoskeletal ultrasound.