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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, Chester : major bariatric centres of the UK. He has extensive experience in laparoscopic surgery(>3000) 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.
He is the Senior Lead for the trust for the Surgical Division.
Assistant Professor,Department of Surgery, St George's University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies
Areas of interest
Bariatric surgery (for obesity); All herniae, including inguinal, femoral, incisional hernia etc; Pancreatic surgery / disorders; Gastro-intestinal tract (surgery) for reflux disease and motility disorder of the oesophagus; Gall bladder surgery; Surgery for surgical spleen
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is 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 5-year Experience
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
English, Bengali and Hindi
1. 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.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. Siddique K, Bhandari S and Basu S. Giant Mesenteric Lymphangioma: a rare cause of a life-
Threatening complication in an adult. BMJ Case Reports 2010.
7. Basu S, Balaji S, Bennett DH and Davies N. Gastro-Intestinal Stromal Tumours (GIST) and Laparoscopic Resection. Surgical Endoscopy 2007; 21(10): 1685-1689.
8. John SK, Basu S, Lawrance RJ and Davies N. An unusual presentation of a gastrointestinal stromal tumour (GIST). World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007; 5(1): 78.
9. Basu S, Chandran S, Somers SS and Toh SKCT. Cost-effective Laparoscopic TEP Inguinal Hernia Repair- The Portsmouth Technique. Hernia 2005; 9(4): 363-367.
10. Basu S, Somers SS and Toh SKC. Efferent Loop Plication – A Novel Procedure for Retrograde
Jejunogastric Intussusception. Royal College Surgeons – Edinburgh, Skills & Knowledge Website, March 2005
Courses offered to GPs
Management of GORD, KIMS, Maidstone, 28th November 2015.
'Complex Incisional Hernia : Ways to Tackle', WHH, Ashford, 24th April 2014.
'Challenges in Incisional Hernia Repair: Ways to Overcome', Hilton Northampton, 24th August 2013.
'Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease', WHH, Ashford, 30th November 2011.
Role of Biological Mesh in Hiatus Hernia, Grand Round, WHH, 14th September 2011.
'Biological Mesh in Hiatal Surgery', My Experience, Hamburg, 2nd September 2011.
1. Performed >1400 gall bladder surgery with very low conversion from key hole to open surgery : 1.5% (National Figure 3-6%)
2. Recurrence following Hernia Repair 1%
3. 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
Medical Protection Society
British Medical Association
Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
- 18:00 - 20:00
- 01233 423000
- BMI The Chaucer Hospital, CT4 7AR
- 18:30 - 20:30
- 01227 825100
- 16:00 - 18:00
- 01622 237500
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
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