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- Upper GI surgery
Graduated in India 1990 where initial surgical training was undertaken.
In 1996 Mr. Basu came to the United Kingdom and joined the North East Thames Hospital Group.
His higher surgical training was undertaken at the Wessex Deanery where he worked with accomplished upper gastrointestinal, liver and bariatric surgeons such as M Rees, T John, N Davies, D Bennett, SKC Toh and S S Somers.
He undertook training in complex upper gi laproscopic surgical procedures at various hospitals including Royal Hampshire, Royal Bournemouth, North Hampshire and Queen Alexandra Hospital.
He attained the post of Consultant Upper GI Surgeon at William Harvey Hospital in April 2007. He still continues to work along side Mr SS Somers and Mr G Slater, QAH, Portsmouth and St Richards Hospital, Chichester respectively and Prof David Kerrigan, Phoenix Health. He has extensive experience in laparoscopic surgery(>4000) and works as a faculty for both basic and advanced laparoscopic surgery courses.
He has made several presentations in national and international meetings and has publications in peer reviewed journals across the world.
Assistant Professor,Department of Surgery, St George's University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies
Honorary Senior Lecturer & Surgical Lead, Medical Students, GKT School of Medical Education, King's College, Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine, London
Areas of interest
Bariatric surgery (for obesity); All herniae, including inguinal, femoral, incisional hernia etc; Abdominal Reconstruction for giant incisional hernias; Pancreatic surgery / disorders; Gastro-intestinal tract (surgery) for reflux disease and motility disorder of the oesophagus; Diseases of the stomach; Gall stones; Gall bladder surgery; Surgery for common bile duct;Surgery for surgical spleen
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Andrew Taylor Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Upper GI and General Surgeon, William Harvey Hospital, Ashford
1. Repair of Giant Hiatus Hernia with Biological Prosthesis.
2. Repair of Giant Incisional Herniae : Our 10-year Experience
3. Repair of Lateral Wall Herniae
4. Diaphragmatic Herniae
Photography, rowing, cricket, trekking
1994 First Certificate of Merit, University of Calcutta, India
1995 Gold Medal (MS Thesis), University of Calcutta, India
2000 2nd Position, Poster Presentation, ACPGBI, Brighton
2001 2nd Best Presentation, Wessex Surgeon’s Meet, Salisbury
2010 3rd Position, Poster Presentation, Adrian Tanner Prize, Royal Society of Medicine
2012 Best Poster Presentation, 20th International EAES Congress, Brussels
2018, ASIT, Best Presentation
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Bengali - Fluent
- Hindi - Basic
Shrestha AK, Joshi M, DeBono L, Naeem K and Basu S. Laparoscopic repair of type III/IV giant para-oesophageal herniae with biological prosthesis: a single centre experience. Hernia 2019; 23(2):387-396.
Allu VJ, Basu S, Shrestha AS, Basnyat AK and Chowdhury A. Surgical Management in patients with Synchronous Colorectal Liver Metastases - A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Indian Journal of Applied Research 2018; 8(9): 6-10.
Siddique K, Mirza S and Basu S. "One-Stop Cholecystectomy ClInic: a Model to adopt for good outcomes?". Annals The Royal College of Surgeons of England RCS 2017; 6:221-6.
Hendra L, Shrestha AK, Joshi M and Basu S. Open Intraperitoneal Mesh Repair(IPOM) for
medium/large Lateral Abdominal Wall Herniae. Annals The Royal College of Surgeons of England 2016; 00:1.
Alubaidi K, Shrestha AK, Joshi M and Basu S. Type III/Type IV Giant Para-Oesophageal Herniae: Our Technique of Gastropexy with Biological Prosthesis. Surgical Sciences 2016; 7: 226-9.
Harilingham M, Shrestha A and Basu S. Laparoscopic modified subtotal cholecystectomy for difficult gall bladders: a single centre experience. Journal of Minimal Access Surgery 2016;12(4): 325-29.
Kumar R, Shrestha AK and Basu S. Giant midline abdominal incisional herniae repair through combined retro-rectus mesh placement and components separation: experience from a single centre. Hernia 2014; 18(5):631-6.
Siddique K, Shrestha AK and Basu S. Multi-staged repair of contaminated primary and recurrent giant incisional herniae in the same hospital admission: a proposal for a new approach. Hernia 2014; 18(1): 57-63.
Kumar R, Debono L, Sharma P and Basu S. The General Surgical Care Practitioner: Improves
Surgical Outpatient Streamlining and The Delivery of Operative Elective Surgical Care Provision. Journal of Perioperative Practice 2013; 23(6): 138-141.
Siddique K, Elsayed SE, Cheema R, Mirza S and Basu S. One-stop cholecystectomy clinic: an application of lean thinking--can it improve outcome? Journal of Perioperative Practice 2012; 22(11):360-5.
Shrestha AK and Basu S. Repair of Giant Abdominal Incisional Herniae: Our Technique.
Annals The Royal College of Surgeons of England 2012; 94 (3):213.
Cai A, Siddique K, Hamer M and Basu S. Acute Chest Presentation following a Laparoscopic
Nissen Fundoplication. Journal of Surgical Case Reports 2010: 6:5.
Courses offered to GPs
• Giant Paraoesophageal Herniae : How I do it? , GEMAS, Kolkata, 24th January 2020.
• Giant Paraoesophageal Herniae : A Surgical Challenge, GEMAS, Hyatt Regency, Kolkata, 25th August 18.
• Complex Incisional Herniae : Ways to Tackle, Post Graduate Teaching, WHH, 16th March 2018.
• Complex Incisional Herniae : Who Should Do?, West Malling GP Practice, 9th February 2018.
• Type III/IV Giant Para-oesophageal Hernia: A Surgical Challenege; CNMC, Kolkata 4th Februa
1. Performed >1800 gall bladder surgery with very low conversion from key hole to open surgery : 1.3% (National Figure 3-6%)
2. Recurrence following Inguinal Hernia Repair <1%
3. Abdominal Reconstruction, Recurrence <5%
4. Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair; Recurrence <2%
5. Patient Satisfaction Questionnaire >95% on
1. Surgery for Reflux Disease
2. Surgery for complex Incisional Hernia
- MBBS University of Calcutta, India 1990
- MS University of Calcutta, India 1995
Reference number 4687407
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- FRCS Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh 1997
- FRCS Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons, Glasgow 1997
- FRCS (General) Royal College of Surgeon 2005
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCT, 2006
Affiliations / memberships
General Medical Council
British Medical Association
Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
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Post treatment communication
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In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Mr Sanjoy Basu Mobile Number : 07824 337 805